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Saudi Arabia- Nisaa FM- A Saudi court has issued an “historic” ruling in a legal case that will give women the right to live and travel freely within the kingdom without the permission of their guardian. The judgement, which will be seen as another milestone in Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman’s reformation of the conservative...

Suadi Arabia- Nisaa FM- The empowerment and economic inclusion of Saudi women are necessary steps for the creation of a more productive society that supports improved economic growth. This was the conclusion of a discussion on Wednesday hosted by the G20’s women’s engagement group, W20. The virtual meeting of the group, which...

lebanon-Nissa FM- The "Covid 19" crisis provides the opportunity for Arab countries to turn family violence from a private family affair into a public issue. Domestic violence is back on the radar in the public spheres across MENA due to the COVID-19 pandemic. As such, this crisis could serve as an opportunity to...

Ramallah - Nisaa FM - On Tuesday the 3th of June, Nisaa FM implemented the first radio episode under the program “Qarib” in cooperation with the French Agency for Media Development and the French Agency for Development. The project includes the production of four radio spots and ten radio episodes within “Qarib”...

Ramallah - Nisaa FM - While the world may have been caught off guard by the size and ramifications of the COVID-19 crisis, it should be prepared to respond to the increased risks to the wellbeing and safety of children and women. Violence against children and violence against women are widespread globally and intrinsically linked, sharing...

Ramallah - Nisaa FM - For the past 30 years Janan Shihadeh has specialized in bespoke murals and hand decorated furniture, and she has also created a successful line of handmade, decorative candles. Educated in the United States and the United Kingdom, Janan began her artistic career in Washington DC, painting building facades. Around...

Lebanon - Nisaa FM- As the world experiences its largest and most restrictive lockdown in a bid to stop the spread of the coronavirus, gender-based violence has been on the rise with victims stuck at home with their abusers. Since quarantine began, more women have been reporting abuse in the Middle East and North Africa. According to ABAAD,...

Ramallah - Nisaa FM - Gaza's young female boxers train on the beach amid COVID-19 closures. Coach said the public training sessions could help get more girls involved in the sport The sight of over a dozen girls boxing on the beach while wearing face masks caught the eye of passersby in the Mediterranean coastal enclave, where the...

Ramallah – Nisaa FM - Afghanistan's all-girl robotics team has turned its focus on coronavirus patients - by making affordable ventilators out of car parts. The teenagers made headlines in 2017 when they won a special award at an international competition in the US. Now they are racing against time to deliver ventilators by...

Ramallah - Nisaa FM -  Meet some of the journalists who are helping people navigate the #Covid_19 crisis in countries affected by armed conflict or political transition. In this thread we want to highlight the work, the impact and the emotions of journalists #coveringCOVID with IMS partners: #CoveringCOVID: Through her radio...