Women

The Omani village that’s empowering women through entrepreneurship (13 April 2018)

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10 badass Middle Eastern women you need to know about on International Women’s Day (8 March 2018)

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The painful truth about FGM in the Middle East (6 February 2018)

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Art as a means of recovery for the Yezidi women who escaped ISIL (6 September 2017)

“Driving while female”: Manal al Sharif and the fight for women’s rights in Saudi Arabia (30 August 2017)

Amal Al Raisi – The fashion designer taking Khaleeji style to the runways of Paris and Torino (1 August 2017)

Cairo’s Ballerinas are redefining Egyptian society (2 June 2017)

Lebanese women push back against the law that allows rapists to escape prison by marrying their victims (2 May 2017)

“Love Trumps Hate” (24 January 2017)

Orange the World: The Mirabal Sisters and the Elimination of Violence against Women (25 November 2016)

Online Shame: Women’s Empowerment and Modern Techniques of Repression (22 November 2016)

5 Women You Need to Know About on #InternationalWomensDay (8 March 2016)

The Changing Face of Saudi Women? (28 February 2016)

Gertrude Bell: Queen of the Desert (15 September 2015)

Nasreen Sheikh and the Women Rebuilding Nepal (10 August 2015)

Mona Eltahawy: Leading the Middle East’s Sexual Revolution (4 August 2015)

Queen Rania of Jordan: A Beacon of Cultural Change in the Middle East (15 July 2015)

Nareen Shammo: One Woman Vs. the Islamic State (5 June 2015)

 

 

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Header image: ‘Tribe’ – painted by Bahraini artist Leena Al Ayoobi

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