• Millennials taking center stage at EmTech MENA 2019

    Millennials taking center stage at EmTech MENA 2019

    Millennials taking center stage at EmTech MENA 2019; Ghena Alhanaee, Amer Al Jabri, Fouad Maksoud and Laila Ziko know that they can make the world a better and safer place. When MIT Technology Review announced its ‘Innovators Under 35’ award, they were ready to take center stage at EmTech...
  • World not delivering quality maternal health care to poorest mothers – UNICEF

    More than five million families across Africa, Asia, and Latin America and the Caribbean spend over 40 per cent of their non-food household expenses on maternal health services every year, UNICEF said in a new analysis on maternal health. Nearly two-thirds of these households, or around three million, are...
  • Advancing Safe Motherhood

    Responses from 1.2 million women, collected by mobilizers in 114 countries show reproductive and maternal healthcare is often unsanitary, undignified and under-equipped.   White Ribbon Alliance reveals the global results of its ground- breaking What Women Want Campaign; the largest ever open-ended survey into women’s opinion on their own...
  • Raising Teen Voices Against Violence in Africa

    Tell us about the organization; what was the main idea behind its launch? TAP Africa is a teens-focused initiative that aims to help raise a generation of youths, who are aware of the challenges affecting their communities and are eager to create sustainable solutions. Through our work, we engage...
  • Groundbreaking women’s health event to challenge gender bias, taboos

    Some of the most serious issues related to women in Pakistan are their well-being and reproductive health. The World Bank has ranked Pakistani women’s general welfare and health among the lowest in the world. The situation, however, is not all that bleak. With the right efforts – implementable, advocated...
  • On GBV and Women’s Health

    Gender-based violence (GBV) has far reaching short and long term effects not only on the victims, but also their families and communities. Women are one of the most vulnerable groups when it comes to different types of violence with one in three women suffering from it. UN Women reports...
  • Enabling next-gen women in the Middle East

    Tell us about Reach – its ideology and what it strives to achieve? Reach is a non-profit mentoring programme dedicated to helping young women professionals unlock their true potential through structured mentoring with professional support. By sharing their knowledge and expertise with their mentees, within strict rules of confidentiality,...
  • For the love of the game?

    As women all over the world continue to demand that their voices be heard, the place of women in sports and fitness seems to be lost in a cloud of uncertainty Admit it, at least at one point in your life, whether you succeeded or failed, whether as a...
  • REACH Initiates First Mentor Mapping Workshop for UAE

    February 7th, 2016, Dubai (UAE):   As part of its strategy to support, develop and accelerate the adoption of structured mentoring programs in the Middle East, REACH, the first non-profit organization dedicated to professional women mentoring and leadership in the region, hosted the first mapping workshop for mentoring organizations in the...
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