• On day of the Girl, I hope people can access clean water at home so that no more die fetching water

    On day of the Girl, I hope people can access clean water at home so that no more die fetching water

    Water is considered the most significant necessity and blessing of life. Human beings can’t survive without water for more than three days. Can you imagine the same water or source of survival becoming the cause of death even in the 21st century? Yes, you read it right. Are you...
  • Highlighting Female Participation on Emirati Women’s Day

    Highlighting Female Participation on Emirati Women’s Day

    As a key pillar of the community, Emirati women are playing a vital role in the overall development of the UAE and have achieved many successes in various sectors, especially in the financial and banking sector, thanks to the support and guidance of our wise leadership which prioritised investing...
  • On Performative Feminism

    On Performative Feminism

    This is a new, updated version of Mardiya's article previously published on Ananke under the title of Performative Feminism.   Feminism as a movement has undergone a series of evolutions in terms of how activism is carried out. In its early stages, during the 19th and 20th centuries, it...
  • Slowly yet steadily, women are climbing the workforce ladder

    Slowly yet steadily, women are climbing the workforce ladder

    ‘Behind every successful man is a woman’ used to be a very common expression. These days, however, women across the globe are breaking glass ceilings and shattering stereotypes about a woman’s place in society, in the workplace specifically. The latest Let’s Get Real About Equality: When Women Thrive report...
  • On Changemaking

    On Changemaking

    I work for a San Francisco based health tech firm, Doximity, as their Senior Data Analytics Manager. Doximity provides digital workflow tools for medical professionals such as doctors, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and pharmacists in the US. It is surprising how the health care system is one of the...
  • Nurturing Societies Starts at Birth

    Nurturing Societies Starts at Birth

    If you are a woman who has breastfed your baby, you will know that nothing beats the experience of meeting your baby’s gaze during this special time. The bond created is unique – a special divine language between mother and infant, without the need for words.  You are communicating...
  • All it takes is one candle to light up the world

    All it takes is one candle to light up the world 

      This article is part of Ananke's Special Resilience Edition published in July 2021 on ISSUU, click here to read the entire magazine. “There are more good people than bad people, and overall there’s more that’s good in the world than there is that’s bad. We just need to...
  • Voicing Stateless Exclusion

    This article is part of Ananke's Resilience Edition published on ISSUU - the special edition can be viewed here.   “Fight for your rights with all your heart. Because if you do not address the problem, it will keep chasing you” ~ Nur Azizah – Rohingya Refugee    ...
  • Faces of Resilience

    Faces Of Resilience

    This investigative cover story is part Ananke's Special Resilience Edition and is available on ISSUU, check out the magazine here. The COVID19 pandemic has claimed more than 3.95 million victims worldwide. Nowhere in sight is any kind of respite. With rising death toll, many claim the disease to be...
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