• Flexible work hours boost efficiency: Research

    Dubai, UAE: Allowing flexible hours enables efficiency for both sexes, according to a new survey carried out by global PR and Communications body, Global Women in PR (GWPR). And while flexibility is attractive to the 83% of parent respondents who found balancing childcare and work a challenge, women are...
  • 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...
  • OPINION: Care Work, Gender and Sustainability

    Every day, mothers, daughters, sisters labor on, remaining unrecognized, unacknowledged toiling rigorously for the continuation of societies and communities all across the world. While hundreds of thousands walk miles and miles to get water for entire families, others take care of the elderly at home and yet there many...
  • Ending the Darkness of Violence in Kenya

    TAP AFRICA Is an organization based in Kenya that engages teens in addressing community challenges, in order to help them develop into young change agents. The Teens Weave stars project is a campaign aimed at helping end Gender Based Violence in Kenya. The concept came into existence as a...
  • STEM: Pathway to Sustainability II

    To read the first article of the two-part series, click here. It is not untrue to claim that gender equality and education together form the bedrock on which sustainable development is based. It is also a fact that merely raising literacy rates or attaining equality do not solve issues...
  • STEM: Pathway to Sustainable Development

    To read the second article of the two-part series, click here. Prosperity of the world’s present and future generations lies in sustainable development where all needs are met through such careful, efficient strategies and deliberations, which refrains from compromising environmental, social and economic resources. Essential to development that has both short...
  • OWN IT: The Power of Women at Work

    April 11th, 2017, Dubai (UAE) Ellevate Dubai is pleased to announce its upcoming 2017 Forum; a continuation of the annual event that has gained impressive momentum over the past few years with entrepreneurs and business leaders of both genders. Taking place on the morning of 30th of April (08:30am –...
  • HERstoryUAE: Helen McGuire

    Helen McGuire is the Co-Founder and MD of Hopscotch. Formerly the Head of Digital Content at Impact BBDO/Proximity, she launched Hopscotch in March 2016 whilst seven months pregnant with a mission to enable professional women to play a part in the workplace in the Middle East, no matter what...