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Maha Akeel

Maha Akeel is former director of Social and Family Affairs at the Jeddah-based Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC)

Twitter: @MahaAkeel1

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Education at the heart of Saudi Arabia’s progress

Education has always been at the heart of progress in Saudi Arabia and, as we celebrate Saudi National Day, it is important to remember, appreciate and be proud of what has been achieved in a short period of time, but also to anticipate and prepare for future challenges and developments.

September 22, 2022

New OIC initiative aims to empower women in the Muslim world

The Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) is about to launch its own independent organization for women — a landmark achievement in its efforts to empower women in the Muslim world.

October 19, 2020