women

  • 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...
  • 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...
  • CP 2016 presents an enterprising Pakistan

    November 6th, 2016, Karachi, Pakistan: Highlighting artisanal talent in Pakistan with a special focus on women entrepreneurs, Destiny Enterprises, Merayi.com and Wajood Media launch the groundbreaking Colors of Pakistan (CP2016) event in the southern, cosmopolitan city of Karachi. Celebrating the spirit of Pakistan and showcasing everything that makes the country...
  • Fast fashion & women in garments – a one-sided love affair

    GAP, Forever 21, Zara, H&M, Mango, and so many others… we love them. We love being able to update our wardrobes every few months, or even every month if we want to. Those who have more buying power shop at these places virtually every single day. Thanks to “fast...
  • The trade of gendered vulnerabilities

    There’s a reason why Liam Neeson’s movie “Taken” has captured our attention as its terrifying premise of losing one’s daughter to a powerful international human trafficking syndicate hits a raw nerve in every parent’s mind. And while we would like to think that the government is doing its job...
  • Arab Woman Awards 2015 UAE announces panel of illustrious judges

    Dubai, UAE: The Arab Woman Awards UAE’s organisers have finalised an illustrious panel of female judges for the Awards’ 2015 edition. The awards aim to raise public awareness of significant achievements by Arab women in the region and provide young women with inspirational role models. Nominations for participants are...
  • Beauty is never #nofilter

    How many times have we heard ourselves saying: “Beauty is only skin deep” and “Don’t judge a book by its cover,” and actually believing it? Many times, I suppose, especially during our impressionable years… and then faithfully, we hold on to them even as we find ourselves learning just...
  • Developing Theatrical Talents of Young Women

    Sharjah, 13th of August 2015: The Arab Theatre Institute (ATI) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Sajaya Young Ladies of Sharjah to support and nurture talented young ladies in performing arts and improve their artistic skills, contributing to preparing a new generation of creative female theater artists. The...
  • Women Engendering Peace

    It is a fact that we live in a world stricken with hunger, conflict and disease. While more than three billion of the world population lives in poverty, earning less than $1.25 a day, 90 percent of the victims of modern warfare are civilians. Even though ascertaining specific numbers...