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  • Celebrating Emirati Women's Day

    Celebrating Emirati Women’s Day

      Coinciding with the founding of the UAE’s General Women’s Union which began in 1975 on August 28, Emirati Women’s Day was launched by H.H. Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak, Chairwoman of the General Women’s Union (GWU), President of the Supreme Council for Motherhood and Childhood, and Supreme Chairwoman of...
  • Digital Transformation Evolutionary Key To Address Generational Skills Gap

    Digital Transformation Evolutionary Key To Address Generational Skills Gap

    A task force of the G20 research and policy advice network, Think20 (T20), has identified artificial intelligence (AI) based learning technologies as the recommended approach to overcoming current educational challenges and ensuring existing and future employees are prepared to be a member of the workforce of today and tomorrow....
  • Reloading She Love Tech Pakistan

    Reloading She Love Tech Pakistan

    Groundbreaking startup CIRCLE, is bringing She Loves Tech 2020, a women-centric global technology startup competition, back to Pakistan for the fourth time. This year CIRCLE will be hosting She Loves Tech Pakistan in 10 cities including Azad Kashmir, Sukkur, Multan and Faisalabad – while working with different NGOs, academic...
  • Building a New World, New Normal of Justice, Equality

    Building a New World, New Normal of Justice, Equality

    There is such an amazing body of work one finds upon googling Zarin Hainsworth, starting from promoting gender equality, diversity and women’s rights as well as helping change negative attitudes towards widows in Tanzania and so much more. But we would love to know about your journey in your...
  • Seeing is Believing

    Seeing is Believing

    This article was originally published in Ananke's Special Digital Edition COVID19 & Gender published on August 13, 2020. Gender inequality and discrimination takes place from birth, be it health, education or even an individual’s social status. Blindness, avoidable or otherwise, echoes a similar story as about 55 percent of...
  • Five entrepreneurship-focused webinars in August under Badiri’s Knowledge Exchange series

    August 11TH, 2020, SHARJAH (UAE): Following the huge success of its virtual educational initiative, ‘Badiri Knowledge Exchange’, Badiri Education and Development Academy, the education and capacity building arm of NAMA Women Advancement Establishment (NAMA), has announced five more workshops to be held through August. The online education series was...
  • Concrete steps sought from govts to push world out of crises

    Concrete steps sought from govts to push world out of crises

    The members of the Major Groups and Other Stakeholders, official stakeholders to the United Nations Sustainable Development processes, are concerned and disappointed that governments have failed to deliver a Ministerial Declaration at the end of the High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The forum was held virtually...
  • Water for All

    COLUMN: WATER FOR ALL

    Globally, countries are faced with key water challenges and diseases like dysentery, cholera, and diarrhea. In addition, there has been a rapid rise in water scarcity such as droughts all over the world. While not an unfamiliar notion, this does represent what might as well be our future if...
  • Women Gain Key Economic Benefits from Greater Trade, World Bank Study

    Women Gain Key Economic Benefits from Greater Trade, World Bank Study

    July 30, 2020, Washington (USA): Trade increases women’s wages and helps close the wage gap between men and women while creating better jobs for women, a new World Bank Group report concludes. Countries that are open to international trade tend to grow faster, innovate, improve productivity, and provide higher...
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