Blog & Op-eds

January 25, 2008
In the UK, the median age is roughly 40 years old. In the US, it is 35. In Jordan, it is 23.5. With ...
December 08, 2007
Seven years ago, the international community gathered in Dakar and pledged to achieve Education for ...
July 27, 2007
Let me start with the traditional greeting of Islam: peace be upon you. I welcome the opportunity...
June 22, 2007
When you were a child, did you ever pull the blankets over your head and call down to your parents, ...
June 02, 2007
The following morning work began. Morocco, like Jordan, understands the importance of educating ...
June 02, 2007
Afterwards, I visited Dar Al Taliba and Dar Al Fatat, two girls’ hostels, funded by the King Mohamme...
June 01, 2007
In January this year, I was honored to become UNICEF’s first Eminent Advocate for Children, and deli...
April 20, 2007
Recently, I read about the miraculous story of baby Amillia Sonja Taylor who was born safely in a Fl...
March 04, 2006
With 25 million babies born annually in India, ensuring they all have a safe and healthy start to li...
March 03, 2006
Light showers overnight meant a cooler morning, a welcome change to the previous evening. I was gra...
March 01, 2006
Recently, I was fortunate to visit India, Delhi specifically, for the first time. I would like to s...
April 17, 2003
(The Times - London) From Queen Rania of Jordan Sir, As a mother, I was extremely heartened an...