18-year-old Muzoon Almellehan is known as the “Malala of Syria.”
Egyptian law now prevents progressive NGO and nonprofit leaders from leaving the country, which is creating chaos in the country.
The cornerstone of women’s equality is education—but access to classrooms, school supplies, and teachers is often scarce in the places that need it the most.
Sonita’s friends were just some of the 15 million girls married each year before the age of 18. If her song “Brides For Sale” hadn’t gone viral she would have been one of them.
Bicycles gave women of the early 20th century control of movement like never before. Now, a little over a century later, women in Iran are being denied this same basic freedom.
Despite progress, girls in Afghanistan continue to face various obstacles as they pursue an education. Beth Murphy captures some of these challenges in the documentary “What Tomorrow Brings.”
It will take more than a day to adjust misconceptions about the capital—and especially what it will ultimately mean for Saudi women—but with smartphones in each pocket and a metro in the works, Riyadh is finally taking shape and shifting culture.
A mother and daughter in Syria have taken to Twitter to compel the world to pay attention to devastation in Aleppo.
It is Syrian women who may benefit most from and who will likely also be tasked with sustaining the efforts that arise from the Putin and Obama administrations’ tepid exercise in trust-building.