Two women seeking Tunisian Presidency, Selma Elloumi and Abir Moussi consider themselves from the "Bourguiba school," referring to first Tunisian president after independence from France, Habib Bourguiba.
Tight-Knit Syria provides a platform for Syrian women to sell their knitted and embroidered work, offering a financial boost and a form of therapy. The project began when a refugee in Lebanon joined up with a Toronto-based online sales platform.
The International Organisation for Migration and a number of other international actors have established the carpet factory for Yazidi women in Duhok. Although the wages in the factory are simple, the Yazidi women are able to provide for their children while learning new skills.
A Group of women in Cairo challenge social norms by practising strenuous physical discipline. The Egyptian women have been training every week for the past six months in aims of forming the first professional Parkour team in Egypt.
As the Lebanese government is being formed, Lebanese women launch a campaign to pressure winning parties and coalitions to have at least 30% of the ministries and cabinet position be held by women in the upcoming government.
A social enterprise of 50 Syrian mothers displaced by war is ready to achieve financial stability with their online launch of handmade products. The women were able to launch their project in coordination with Small Projects Istanbul (SPI) a grassroots NGO in Istanbul.