November2020

  • Enabling Pakistani Women in Ecommerce

    Enabling Pakistani Women in Ecommerce

    The number of Internet users in Pakistan has increased by 11 million between 2019 and 2020 states the Digital 2020: Pakistan report by Simon Kemp. With 76.38 million Internet users in Pakistan by January 2020, the digital landscape promises immense economic potential. And it certainly is not rocket science...
  • Ananke Girl Summit 2020 event report

    Ananke Girl Summit 2020 Event Report

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  • 7th L’Oréal-UNESCO for Women in Science ME Regional Young Talents Program Recognizes Six Exceptional Female Scientists from the GCC

    November 23rd, 2020, Dubai (UAE): For the seventh consecutive year, L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science Middle East Regional Young Talents Program, in partnership with Khalifa University of Science and Technology, continues to recognize Arab female scientists from the GCC for their revolutionary researches in the fields of Life sciences,...
  • Women – Key Drivers of Economy

    Women – Key Drivers of Economy

    November, 23rd 2020, Riyadh (Saudi Arabia): – In response to the G20 Leaders’ Declaration, the Women 20 (W20), the non-governmental women’s engagement group to the G20, welcomes the G20 leaders’ commitment to lead the world “in shaping a strong, sustainable, balanced and inclusive post-COVID-19 era,” which specifically recognizes the...
  • Blindness: A Gender Issue?

    Blindness: A Gender Issue?

    Tell us a bit about yourself, your journey that led to The Fred Hollows Foundation I live in Melbourne, Australia and I have lived here all my life. I am married to a guy who I met when he was on holidays here from Germany. He’s a Chef and...
  • If Not Now, When? A Roadmap Towards a More Gender-equitable Economic Recovery

    If Not Now, When? A Roadmap Towards a More Gender-equitable Economic Recovery

    November 18th, 2020, Riyadh (Saudi Arabia): The disproportionate impact of the COVID-19 crisis on women may have added as many as 51 years to the time it will take to reach gender equality if immediate action is not taken, according to a report released today by the Women 20...
  • Enabling girls’ Education via Distance Learning Activities

    Enabling girls’ Education via Distance Learning Activities

    Sharjah, November 16th, 2020: Two Sharjah-based non-profits, The Big Heart Foundation (TBHF) and NAMA Women Advancement Establishment (NAMA) have combined their efforts to advocate for the rights of girls and women worldwide, to support a remote learning project in Nigeria benefiting up to 65,000 primary and secondary students, especially...
  • : STEM Forward 2020, Pakistan’s largest digital job fair to be held on Nov 20-21

    STEM Forward 2020, Pakistan’s largest digital job fair to be held on Nov 20-21

    November 16th, 2020, Karachi (Pakistan): The Pakistani workforce is facing unprecedented challenges this year with the drastic impact of COVID-19 in every sector. As an innovative solution, Women Engineers Pakistan and Women In Energy Pakistan, in partnership with World Bank South Asia WePOWER, WomenInTechPK and CodeGirls, have organized Pakistan’s...
  • Tech4Girls Organizes Introduction to Tech via E-commerce Workshop

    Tech4Girls Organizes Introduction to Tech via E-commerce Workshop

    The EQUALS Global Partnership for Gender Equality in the Digital Age, alongside CodeGirls Pakistan, and Women’s World Wide Web (W4), a member of the global EQUALS Skills Coalition – have partnered to organize  GSMA-led Tech4Girls workshops for girls and women in Pakistan. The global EQUALS/GSMA Tech4Girls pilot workshop program...