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  • OPINION: Modern Slavery Trends around the Globe

    Modern slavery is an umbrella term for the serious human rights violations in the forms of (and not limited to), forced labour, domestic servitude and human trafficking. A global affliction, it was estimated that in 2016 there were 45.8 million people employed in some form of modern slavery in...
  • Bodour Al Qasimi, UNESCO Sign MoU to Enhance Cultural Cooperation

    Paris, France, August 10th, 2017: A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has recently been signed by Sheikha Bodour Bint Sultan Al Qasimi, President of the Emirates Publishers Association (EPA), Head of Sharjah’s World Book Capital Organising Committee; and Irina Bokova, Director General of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural...
  • Honorable Crimes

    The concept of honor has always been identified with gender, specifically speaking the female gender. The term itself connotes a multitude of social concepts, deeply entrenched patriarchal mindset as well as politico-economic ideals; which can be anything from being negative, positive, chivalrous as well as stereotypical. In the 20th...
  • STUDY: The myth of Philippine marriage and divorce

    No one who voluntarily enters into marriage agrees to the union with the thought of separation or divorce in mind. No, never. Quite the opposite, in fact. To those who marry freely, out of their own accord, marriage holds a promise of lifelong bliss. In effect, marriage means one...
  • Ambreen Musa: Surpassing the FinTech Frontier

    Tell us about yourself and how you started your professional journey. Originally from Mauritius, I moved to Australia to pursue my undergraduate degree in business. Even before I embarked on my corporate career, I was already smitten by the idea of becoming an entrepreneur. At the age of 21,...
  • The Gender Balancing Act

    Abu Dhabi UAE, June 15th, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today announced that it will achieve a gender-balanced workforce, with 50 percent women and 50 percent men, by 2025. “We believe strongly that gender equality is essential for a high-performing, innovation-led organization,” said Pierre Nanterme, Accenture’s chairman and CEO....
  • RESEARCH: Community Education, Feminist Literacy and Consciousness Raising

    Pedagogy is an important part of education, for it is the art of teaching. It helps guide the student on best teaching methods and how to raise consciousness. Learning, teaching and development is underpinned by cultural, social and political values that we have. The sharing of ideas is an...
  • Bringing Pakistani Female Techpreneurs to Limelight

    Startup Grind Islamabad and CIRCLE, through its Women and Business Chapter Islamabad (capital of Pakistan), recently brought local women techpreneurs to limelight in a panel discussion and networking event held at the National Incubation Centre (NIC) on Friday, May, 26th, 2017. Moderated by CIRCLE CEO, Sadaffe Abid, the panel...
  • Mumzworld Takes the Lead in Bringing Mumz Back into the Workplace

    Dubai, United Arab Emirates: Mumzworld, the region’s leading e-commerce platform for everything mother, baby and child, takes yet another step in helping to empower mothers, this time with the unique introduction of a ‘returnship’ programme for those qualified professional mumz looking to re-enter the workplace. The initiative introduced by...