Statistics about Arab women often make the news. Be it literacy rates, female genital mutilation or our inability to drive and travel freely, the negatives are always highlighted. What is often lost between the lines is an area where Gulf women are pioneering and breaking records, it is a positive statistic that puts the women of the GCC ahead of their counterparts all over the world: enrolment in tertiary education.
What’s the point of education?
Female graduates not advancing into the workforce