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Advancing HIV Preventative Health Care for Adolescents: The Case of Jordan
(James A. Baker III Institute for Public Policy of Rice University, 2016)
Although the incidence rates of the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) remain low in Jordan and the Middle East as a whole, recent studies have shown that the rate of new infections has increased by 52 percent in the region ...
Conference Report: The Evolving Roles of Women in the Arab World
(James A. Baker III Institute for Public Policy of Rice University, 2014)
Although women were at the forefront of the Arab uprisings, the outcome of their efforts remains uncertain. In order to better evaluate the status of women in the Arab world following the Arab Awakening, the Women and Human ...
Educating Girls in the Middle East
(James A. Baker III Institute for Public Policy of Rice University, 2013)
October 11, 2013, marks the International Day of the Girl Child. This day of recognition, established  by the United Nations General Assembly in December 2011, aims to raise awareness of the status of female children’s ...