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A doctor who carried out female genital mutilation (FGM) on a 13-year-old girl who later died from her injuries has been jailed in Egypt, an unprecedented step in the country.
Pokémon Go fever has spiked as high in Saudi Arabia as anywhere. But in the conservative kingdom, the addictive game isn’t just a game — it’s a social mirror. The discussion on social media has revolved around whether girls can or can’t play it.
Muslim women want Donald Trump to hear them. This week, the hashtag #CanYouHearUsNow went viral on Twitter in response to the Republican nominee’s insinuation that Muslim women are not “allowed” to speak.
In what is already shaping to be a monumental summer for Arab women in sports, Princess Reema bint Bandar Al-Saud has been officially appointed as the Vice President for Women’s Affairs of the General Sports Authority in Saudi Arabia.
Amna Haddad says it’s very frustrating to be a female athlete in the male-dominated Middle East. The 26-year-old Emirati never imagined her team of female weightlifters would ever land a spot at the Olympics. They did.