Walk into Zahra Youssouf Kayad’s office and you’ll see colorful local artwork on the walls. One picture depicts a woman making straw brooms. “Whenever I go to other parts of the country, I ask to…

Roger Fillion |

Jordan is at the bottom of the list when it comes to women’s economic participation, ranking 139 out of 142 countries. Gender activists say Jordan’s legislation, unfriendly work practices, and…

Nadine Nimri |

WomenX – Taking It To Scale – Women At The Helm It takes a special type of woman to be an entrepreneur. I didn’t quite know what to expect when, earlier this year, I met with a group of women…

Cecile Fruman |

هناك قول مأثور مخيف في بعض البلدان العربية: وهو أن المرأة ليس لها إلا بيتها وزوجها فقط. فهي لا ينبغي أن تتعلم أو تعمل أو أن يكون لها رأي. ومما يؤسف له أن هذا الاعتقاد مازال يهيمن على بعض المناطق…

بسام سبتي |

Alors que nous sommes au cœur d’une année charnière pour le développement, des milliers de représentants gouvernementaux, journalistes, membres de la société civile, chercheurs et dirigeants d’…

Donna Barne |

"WHO logistician Jose and team are preparing to remove dead bodies of people who died from Ebola." Source: WHO [[tweetable]]Why do people  sick with the Ebola virus in West Africa avoid…

Hana Brixi |