Women’s rights and female empowerment are global issues. In the Arab world, activists engage in this international struggle by working at the local and national levels to improve the place of women in Arab societies. Arab women today are challenging traditional gender roles by pursuing a diverse range of jobs and engaging in the political debates that will affect their futures.
IN THIS MODULE, LEARNERS WILL
Meet some influential Arab women
Explore women’s movements in the Arab World
Meet the first female metro driver in the UAE
Design a local campaign to improve the situation of women
We are a group of people who are passionate about the teaching and learning of Arabic. We believe that through culture we can inspire our learners to become intercultural citizens of the world and help them learn the Arabic language in a more authentic and interesting way. We strongly encourage you to incorporate cultural materials into your classroom and see the difference.