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    Inspiring Sustainable Practices

    November 14th, 2019, Sharjah (UAE): In keeping with its dedication to inspiring youth and encouraging them to fulfil their ambitions, the Sajaya Young Ladies of Sharjah (SYL), hosted Sheikh Fahim Al Qasimi, Executive Chairman of Sharjah’s Department of Government Relations (DGR), yesterday (Wednesday) in a session at Al Qarayen...
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    Girls in Tech Bolsters Board of Advisors with New Appointments 

    November 13th, 2019, San Francisco (USA): Girls in Tech, a global non-profit that works to put an end to gender inequality in high-tech industries and startups, today announced two new additions to the company’s board of directors. Stephen Snyder, Chief Financial Officer at Addepar, a high-growth, venture-backed, wealth management SaaS platform,...
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    FinDev Canada Invests in Women-owned SMEs in Africa 

    FinDev Canada's investment in Alitheia IDF Fund will improve women's access to finance in sub-Saharan Africa.   November 13th, 2019, Johannesburg (South Africa): FinDev Canada invests in women-owned SMEs and has announced an investment of $7.5 million to Alitheia IDF, a fund supporting women-owned and led businesses, to boost women’s economic...
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    Nairobi Summit Coverage: Mobilizing $8 Billion for Women

    November 12th, 2019, Nairobi (Kenya): Private sector organizations including the Ford Foundation, Johnson & Johnson, Philips, World Vision and many others announced today at the Nairobi Summit on ICPD25 they will mobilize some $8 billion in combined new pledges to achieve zero preventable maternal deaths, zero unmet need for...
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    L’Oréal–UNESCO Program Recognizes Women in Science

    Six scientists win recognition for their pioneering research in scientific development in the region   November 12th, 2019, Dubai (UAE): The sixth edition of the L’Oréal-UNESCO for Women in Science Middle East Fellowship has recognized 6 leading women scientists who have made extraordinary discoveries in their fields in 2019....
  • Summit Welcome: Danish Minister of Development Cooperation Rasmus Prehn

    Nairobi Summit Opens With Commitment by Stakeholders

    November 12th, 2019, Nairobi (Kenya): World leaders, representatives of non-governmental organizations, young people, business leaders and community groups today began unveiling their commitments to end preventable maternal death, meet all women’s demand for family planning, and stop violence against women and girls by 2030. The commitments are being made...
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    Nairobi Summit Coverage: Smart investments can transform women’s lives

    November 2019, Nairobi (Kenya): Smart investments can transform women’s lives! This was the message that reverberated across the Nairobi Summit. The price tag to achieve three world-transforming results in the next decade – ending preventable maternal deaths, eliminating gender-based violence and harmful practices, and meeting the family planning needs of...
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    Fostering Gender Equality in Publishing

    The event promotes equality during the opening of the PublisHer summit with global female literati.   November 11th, 2019, Sharjah (UAE): Sheikha Bodour bint Sultan Al Qasimi, Vice President of International Publishers Association (IPA), and founder of PublisHer, has said that women stand on the brink of welcoming a new...
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    Instilling Tolerance

    Dubai (United Arab Emirates): The second edition of World Tolerance Summit (WTS), under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, and themed ‘Tolerance in Multiculturalism: Achieving the Social, Economic and Humane Benefits of a Tolerant...

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