The UAE has made significant progress in its mission to empower women in the workforce across various sectors and the nation’s women can today be classified as role models for the rest of the world.
Ohood Bint Khalfan Al Roumi, Minister of State for Government and the Future, has reaffirmed the UAE government’s commitment towards supporting global efforts in bridging the gender gap,
Osmani-Sadriu was formerly acting president from November until late March. She replaced Hashim Thaci, who resigned after facing charges for war crimes and crimes against humanity at a special court based in The Hague.
DJ Leen makes a name for herself on the Saudi music circuit. The 26-year-old dropped some pulsing beat of electronic music for a subdued crowd of business school graduates.
A Saudi-based DJ, Leen Naif, has made headlines when she performed at the Formula One Grand Prix in Jeddah and Expo 2020 in Dubai (“Saudi women DJs strike a high note in empowerment,” July 31, Gulf Today website). Well, the 26-year-old was introduced to electronic music by her uncle in her teens. It immediately piqued
When people say “the personal is political”, what they mean is that it’s very hard to do your job when there’s a one-year-old child whining and performing eccentric laps of the living room in the background. When that job requires a certain amount of focused concentration — let’s say, writing a column for
Rina Amiri, an Afghan-born US scholar and mediation expert who served at the State Department under former president Barack Obama, will take the role of special envoy for Afghan women, girls and human rights, Secretary of State Antony Blinken announced.
On the occasion, Noura Al Suwaidi, Secretary-General of the General Women's Union, said the award is a medal of honour and appreciation for Sheikha Fatima, adding to her many recognitions for decades of giving and distinguished efforts in women’s empowerment.
The flight operated by flyadeal, budget subsidiary of flag carrier Saudia, was from the capital Riyadh to the Red Sea coastal city of Jeddah on Thursday, flyadeal spokesman Emad Iskandarani said.
Pearl Initiative, a leading Gulf-based, business-led, non-profit organisation, recently partnered with Philanthropy Age to host two virtual interactive workshops dedicated to bringing together dozens of Gulf-based philanthropists and High