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Meet Saudi women who dazzled sports scene before being allowed into stadiums

Meet Saudi women who dazzled sports scene before being allowed into stadiums

While Saudi Arabia's decision to allow women into stadiums further involves them in sports, a host of female Saudi athletes have already been raising eyebrows…

Syria’s Child Truck Drivers: A Necessity in a Vacuum

Syria’s Child Truck Drivers: A Necessity in a Vacuum

Khaled is yet to turn 14 but has already been driving his father's water truck for two years in the city of Idlib, with many…

Add your daughter to a marriage ban list in Syria?

Add your daughter to a marriage ban list in Syria?

Kathrin from Jabal al-Arab, which the Druze community in southern Syria inhabits, fled to Homs to marry a non Druze. The 18-year-old girl did not…

Will abortion be an available choice for women in Egypt?

Will abortion be an available choice for women in Egypt?

Egypt's parliament is discussing a draft law regulating abortion under certain conditions: when the life of a pregnant woman is jeopardized or her fetus suffers…

Four years later: Raseef22 and the “Value” of the Arab reader

Four years later: Raseef22 and the “Value” of the Arab reader

An Arab Spring inspired startup, we began our journey full of hope and excitement, the opportunity was simply fantastic, to serve a population of 390…

Life after Daesh for the Women of Mosul...

Life after Daesh for the Women of Mosul...

“the group's powerful propaganda spread the idea that the customary hijab alone was not enough. If a woman really wanted to be religiously and morally committed, the niqab was the only choice.”