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  • Opinion: Women’s Vulnerabilities, Globalization & Sustainability

    Globalization – a buzzword in today’s day and age! A term that has both negative and positive connotations, it is all about open or free trade economies, internationalized financial markets and much more. But that said, a thorough study highlights how it can negatively impact the female gender. According...
  • KPMG empowers UAE women through CSR initiative

    Dubai (UAE) September 10th, 2017: KPMG has launched a first-of-its-kind initiative, aimed at working women in the UAE under the national ‘Year or Giving’ initiative, as part of its ongoing corporate social responsibility (CSR) program. KPMG has donated and distributed over 200 ‘care packages’ containing a number of basic...
  • An International Plea for Humanity

    Innumerable speeches have been given on the subject of humanitarianism and the need to care for refugees. These powerful addresses have underlined how the global population is one big family whose members share a common destiny, with humanity being unable to advance its culture and civilisation unless it truly...
  • Saahas – the story of one woman, a laptop and a big vision

    On the occasion of the International Day of Youth, the Red Elephant Foundation announced the formal launch of its mobile app, Saahas. The mobile version of the GBV Help Map, Saahas is a tool for survivors of gender-based violence and for bystanders to equip themselves with resources to respond...
  • Recognising tremendous progress by UAE female leaders

    Dubai, UAE August 28th, 2017: “The UAE has made tremendous progress when it comes to showcasing female leaders, and through continued dedication, Emirati women have pushed boundaries and reached new heights”, said Her Excellency Noura Al Kaabi, UAE Minister of State for Federal National Council Affairs, on Emirati Women’s...
  • Investing in equality

    UAE, August 28th, 2017: Saxo Bank, the online multi-asset trading and investment specialist, today marked the third annual Emirati Women’s Day with the launch of an online trading programme for UAE women which aims to further enhance women empowerment in the country. Launched in 2015 by HH Sheikha Fatima...
  • Women’s Rights and Activism – Difference and Unity

    On thinking about women’s rights and activism, unity and difference, I had considered the theory of Intersectionality as an important factor in a woman’s lived experience of marginalisation and oppression. This is an important exploration insomuch as the women’s rights movement needs to be inclusive of women from all...
  • Of Women, Manels And Gender Stereotype in Pakistan

    Women are one of the biggest emerging (and continuously growing) consumer markets in the world – online and off – with their impact in the next decade on global economy as significant as India and China to say the least. While women are now being touted as the third...
  • She Loves Tech Pakistan Winner Announced

    Karachi, Pakistan, August 20th, 2017: Having evaluated over 80 initial applicants, CIRCLE is pleased to announce a winner for She Loves Tech Pakistan. After pitching to a live audience and a panel of industry judges, Anusha Fatima (founder trashIt) is the winner of She Loves Tech Pakistan! Team trashIt’s...