December2016

  • Ananke launches EMPOWER program for professional women in digital media

    December 26th, 2016, Dubai (UAE): Ananke – MENA region’s specialized platform that empowers women digitally through education, awareness and engagement, has launched a groundbreaking program inviting professional women to work in real-world scenarios. Through the program, EMPOWER, professional women and girls are invited to work for Ananke on three...
  • 2016 At A Glance

    To read our review of the year 2016 – Part I, click here! It has been a tumultuous year to say but the least. 2016 was year of the Nasty Woman that saw America unable to break the glass ceilings by voting for Donald Trump, instead of giving a...
  • The Year In Review: A Woman’s Perspective

    To read Part II of our review of the year 2016, click here! From Olympics to the US General elections, 2016 was quite an eventful year. As with all eventful years, there was the good, the bad and the ugly. This was no different with women issues. This year,...
  • On Cyber Violence Against Women

    Every era in time has witnessed some form of rebellion against status quo. Triggered by a surge of technological advancements, the 21st century has had its share of revolutions; disrupting traditional mindset to even opening up springs of socio-economic and political change as well as devastating cataclysms. ICTs and...
  • Global Summit in UAE addresses world challenges

    Serves as Advanced Platform to Address World Challenges Key Highlights to be Compiled as Abu Dhabi Declaration December 15th, 2016: (ME NewsWire) The second edition of Global Summit of Women Speakers of Parliament (GSWS 2016), hosted by the UAE Federal National Council in collaboration with Inter-Parliamentary Union, under the...
  • International Conference on Gender, Work and Society

    The Social Enterprise Development Centre (SEDC), at the Suleman Dawood School of Business (SDSB), Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS), promotes high-quality research, praxis and public policy dialogue to promote gender equality. To that end, we are putting forth this call for papers for our upcoming international conference titled...
  • Expressing social issues via filmmaking

    December 13th, 2016, Islamabad (Pakistan): Morango Films has launched the ‘Izhar by Film Fellowship’ to provide a platform to the youth which aspirer to express social issues through filmmaking. The first film fellowship program, with the support of UN Women, aims at creating awareness on the social and political...
  • Enabling women leaders in emerging economies

    December 10th, 2016, Dubai (UAE): The Centre for Economic and Leadership Development (CELD), an organization in special consultative status with the United Nations Economic and Social Council (UN ECOSOC), also in partnership with the National Organization of Black Elected Legislative Women (NOBEL Women), USA and CEOs Club Worldwide; presents...
  • Women Summit (SAMEAWS) 2016 to take place in Dubai UAE

      08 December 2016 – Dubai, UAE: The CEO Clubs and Center for Economic & Leadership Development is announcing the 4th Edition of the South America – Africa – Middle East – Asia Women Summit (SAMEAWS) 2016. The Summit themed: “Scaling Up the Rise of Women Leaders in Emerging...