Society

Probably the first sex educator in the Arab world: screenshot from a video by Sandrine Atallah (photo: sexology-clinic.me)

Sex education

The Arab Spring's greatest success?

Symbolic image of girls and education in Afghanistan (photo: Majid Saeed/Getty Images)

Taliban Afghanistan

Afghan girls attend "secret school"

Translations of the Koran in different languages (source: gloqur.de)

The Global Qur'an

Searching the suras

Schoolchildren in school uniform in Doha, Qatar (photo: Hans Lippert/imageBROKER/picture alliance)

Political correctness in the Gulf

Qatar's textbook spring-clean

Children are seen inside their classroom as they are resume school while maintaining social distancing, Bhubaneswar, India (photo: picture-alliance/Nur Photo/Str)

COVID-19 pandemic in India

Enabling the rights of the child

Amal, a giant puppet of a young Syrian refugee girl searching for her mother, travelled 8,000 km across Europe, from Turkey to the UK, to draw attention to the plight of refugees. She is seen here shaking actor Jude Law's hand in Folkstone, England (photo: Glyn KIRK/AFP)

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Top ten most-read articles on Qantara.de

After extreme drought not much is left of Syria's West Lake, once an important reservoir (photo: Daniela Sala/DW)

Arab world

Conflict and climate change drive Syria's water crisis

Students stage a protest outside the University of Sulaimani in Sulaymaniyah, Iraq, 24 November 2021 (photo: Fariq F. Mahmood/AA/picture alliance)

Young people in Iraqi Kurdistan

Turning towards religion or away from it?

A mosaic of Mary with Jesus Christ and John the Baptist in the Hagia Sophia Mosque museum in Istanbul's Eminonu district (photo: Bulent Kilic/AFP/Getty Images)

Jesus and Mary in the Koran

The message of mercy

Symbols of Judaism, Islam and Christianity at Haifa's Holiday of Holidays (photo: Noam Yatsiv)

Haifa's Holiday of Holidays

The festival where everyone is welcome

Jordan's royal males: King Abdullah II, Prince Hassan bin Talal and Prince Hamzah (photo: AFP/Jordanian Royal Palace)

Middle East: Empowering women

Reform Jordan for full female equality

Lebanese influencer Mary Joe Frangieh (photo: private)

Middle East

Lebanon: Influencers join together to fight hate speech

Thabet Abu-Rass, co-director of Abraham Initiatives, a prominent non-profit organisation promoting equality between Jews and Arabs in Israel (photo: Noam Yatsiv)

Middle East

Young Arabs: "more Israeli and more Palestinian than ever"

Former lawyer Said Haider and Meta initiator (photo: private)

First ever antidiscrimination chatbot

Meta: standing up to racism

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