December2015

  • Triggering Global Debate on #GBV

    November 25th, 2015 marked the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women. This day was the beginning of a ground-breaking global campaign ‘16 Days of Activism’ that aimed at raising awareness about the far-reaching effects of gender based violence. The initiative drew to a close on December...
  • Role of Gender in Thyroid Cancer

    United Arab Emirates: According to report released during the 12th Middle East Update in Otolaryngology Conference & Exhibition (ME-OTO) held in Dubai earlier this year, the past two decades has seen an almost three-fold increase in the incidence of thyroid cancer globally. Thyroid cancer is the second most common...
  • PIF Showcases Progressive Pakistan

    Pakistan Innovation Foundation (PIF) announced Pakistan’s First National Innovation Awards at its second annual Pakistan Innovation Forum 2015 on December 9th, 2o15. The Conference, titled MAKE IN PAKISTAN, sought to showcase and promote individuals and institutions who had built something from scratch in Pakistan. The Conference also organized Pakistan’s...
  • Arab Woman Awards UAE announces 2015 winners

    Lifetime Achievement award presented to HH Sheikha Fatima bint Zayed bin Saqr Al Nahyan and Professor Rafia Ghabesh named “Inspirational Arab Woman of the Year 2015.” Held under the Patronage of the UAE’s Minister of Culture, Youth, and Social Development HE Sheikh Nahayan bin Mubarak Al Nahayan, 20 inspirational...
  • Women in Space

    The universe knows no boundaries, and neither do women. The universe fosters life, growth, sustenance and beauty without ever collapsing under the weight of its fair share of storms, explosions and rocky meteor showers – just like a woman who bears heavy burdens upon herself without ever ceasing to...
  • Perfidy in the blood

    As children, we are brought up to believe that the home is a safe haven we share with our parents and siblings, and perhaps even extended family and a few pets; it is a place where we are reared, cared for and protected so we have the opportunity to...
  • Recognising the spirit of innovation in Pakistan

    Pakistan Innovation Foundation (PIF) has launched Pakistan’s First National Innovation Awards to recognize and honor Pakistan’s leading innovators – both individuals and institutions/companies – that successfully done remarkable achievements. The National Innovation Awards to be given at Pakistan Innovation Forum 2015 – a regular future in the country’s annual conference...