December2020

  • TBHF, NAMA partner on project to support economic empowerment of over 300 women in Kenya

    TBHF, NAMA partner on project to support economic empowerment of over 300 women in Kenya

    December 29th, 2020, Sharjah (Sharjah): The Big Heart Foundation (TBHF) and NAMA Women Advancement Establishment (NAMA) – two Sharjah-based non-profit organisations, have joined hands to support a skills development training programme to economically empower more than 300 women in the Kenyan village of Nanyuki. TBHF, a global humanitarian organisation...
  • 2020 and its Impact on Digital Transformation

    2020 and its Impact on Digital Transformation

    December 29th, 2020, Dubai (UAE): The year 2020 has seen profound and far-reaching change throughout society and the global economy. It seems that every industry and sector has been upended in some way, creating a shift that has changed the trajectory of large, small, and emerging businesses. The pace...
  • Editorial: A New Hope?

    Editorial: A New Hope?

    In 2019, SDGs advocates and rights activists were fastidiously preparing for a momentous year. Making a call for the Decade of Action with only 10 years remaining to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals, 2020 was a supposed to be big year with the unveiling of the SDGs 2020 report...
  • Enabling Girl Outcomes Via Data

    Enabling Girl Outcomes Via Data

    This article was previously published as part of Ananke’s special edition – Day of the Girl 2020. The original article can be viewed here. World Bank poverty estimates show that 44 percent of global extreme poverty is concentrated among children. Moreover, there are 105 girls for every 100 boys...
  • Winter Tales

    Winter Tales

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  • Step Out of Line, Ladies!

    Step Out of Line, Ladies!

    In 1873, a 273-meter long suffrage petition was presented to the New Zealand Parliament that not just led to the sanctioning of voting power of women, becoming an inspiration for suffragists globally – it eventually led to the appointment of Jacinda Ardern (not the first female PM), one of...
  • SBWC launches ‘Women of Sharjah’ campaign to mark UAE’s 49th National Day

    SBWC launches ‘Women of Sharjah’ campaign to mark UAE’s 49th National Day

    December 2nd, 2020, Sharjah (UAE): In celebration of the UAE’s 49th National Day on December 2, the Sharjah Business Women Council (SBWC), and affiliate of NAMA Women Advancement Establishment (NAMA) has launched the ‘Women of Sharjah’ campaign to highlight the achievements of top female entrepreneurs in the emirate, and...
  • Breakbulk Middle East empowers women in the breakbulk sector

    December 1st, 2020, Dubai (UAE): Breakbulk Middle East, the GCC’s leading breakbulk and project cargo event, has continually played an active role in increasing the participation of women in key areas in the industry. Held under the patronage of The UAE Ministry of Energy and Infrastructure, the event will...