Neveen Mousaad, ed./coord., Women in Arts and Media: From Stereotyping to Change (Beirut: Center for Arab Unity Studies, 2021). 384 pp. ISBN 9789953829609

Despite the progress made by Arab women’s movements since their inception in the nineteenth century in their quest to attain equal opportunities with men in all fields, women in the Arab world still feel some stagnation in achieving their goals. This is in large part due to the lack of effort exerted to bring about an actual change in the cultural field and the production of new societal behaviors, in addition to the few resources allocated to these efforts compared to other fields.

Arab women, for example, have made progress in many areas, such as girls’ enrollment in education and their success in schools and universities, achieving an increased presence in public life, particularly in political life, and some limited progress in the field of integration into...

You do not currently have access to this content.