Citizenship acquired by birth should be undeniable, regardless of what crimes an individual has committed, unless the citizen is of a minority background, it seems. Hoda Muthana’s case could set a dangerous precedent.
Marcello Bonatto and Alexandra Clare co-founded Re:Coded in 2016. The nonprofit is the first coding bootcamp for displaced youth in conflict-affected countries. The inspiring initiative reimagines the way the world thinks about the potential of young people, no matter their circumstances or background.
"I’m not a militant, I’m not an activist, I’m just engaged. And I’m pretty sure that’s the only, only, only way for Morocco and for Africa to become a hub and to attract people–not only for the belly-dancers but for the culture."
Using music and art, one association in Casablanca is trying to bridge the divide between Morocco and its African neighbors.
Although Islam permits divorce, it is strongly discouraged and deemed the “most despised of permissible acts by God.” Yet, in the Arab Gulf, divorce is on the rise. Both men and women are increasingly choosing divorce over staying in an unhappy marriage, regardless of the stigma.
The International Day of Women and Girls in Science is an annual celebration of female achievement in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM).
In a first for what some call “world music,” a new album featuring Moroccan Sufi music, reflecting a spiritual dimension of Islam, is being released this month.
Despite various attempts to increase the participation rates of women in financial systems worldwide, the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region still lags behind.
Women in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region’s entrepreneurial ecosystem face formidable obstacles when it comes to accessing finance. The introduction of impact investment and the increasing number of female impact investors in the region could usher in a new age of gender, social, and financial inclusion in the Arab world.
Low rates of female participation in public life in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) have long undermined the region’s potential. However, the new global push for financial inclusion for women is likely to have a transformative effect on the region’s economy and society.