• CodeGirls TechFest to Showcase, Celebrate Skills of Pakistani Female Talent Pool

    CodeGirls TechFest to Showcase, Celebrate Skills of Pakistani Female Talent Pool

    Karachi, Pakistan: CodeGirls Pakistan, an exclusively women-only coding bootcamp, has organized one of its kind event – CodeGirls TechFest 2022 – where participants can showcase their immense talent and skills. The event will be held on Saturday,  November 26th, 2022, and includes four different types of competitions and a...
  • Violent Conflicts Worsen conditions for Women, Peace and Security

    Violent Conflicts Worsen conditions for Women, Peace and Security

    (New York, USA): Against a backdrop of increasing violent conflicts and reversal of generational gains in women’s rights, the women, peace and security agenda is farther from achieving its goals than ever before, as the latest UN Secretary-General report shows. The report points out that the sharp deterioration in peace and...
  • Building Equal, Inclusive Digital Societies

    Building Equal, Inclusive Digital Societies

    Click here to check out the original web-story at the Generation Equality Forum website.   September 29th, 2022: On 21 September, the Action Coalition on Technology and Innovation for Gender Equalitymarked the 77th United Nations General Assembly with a high-level event to inspire a global multi-sector mobilization to shape...
  • In the Name of Mahsa

    In the Name of Mahsa

    In recent days Iran has seen deep public unrest, with demonstrations and protests taking place in some 80 cities, triggered by the tragic death of Mahsa Amini, who was detained by authorities in Tehran on 13 September and died, while in custody, three days later. UN Women stands with...
  • NAMA spotlights pivotal role of HR in creating gender-inclusive work environments

    NAMA spotlights pivotal role of HR in creating gender-inclusive work environments

    (Sharjah, UAE): NAMA Women Advancement (NAMA) will offer in-depth insights into diversity and inclusion as it guides organisations into creating safe gender-inclusive work environments through the lens of Human Resources at an upcoming interactive workshop in Dubai. Held under NAMA’s initiative Irtiqa, under the theme ‘The Future of Work...
  • Women in Media Forum calls for investing in women’s capabilities, creating influential media models

    Women in Media Forum calls for investing in women’s capabilities, creating influential media models

    Dubai, UAE: The Dubai Business Women Council has organized the “Women in Media” forum in collaboration with MBC GROUP – the leading and largest media organization in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) – to discuss the crucial role that media organizations can play in increasing the representation...
  • New UN policy brief shows the devasting impacts of the Ukraine war on women and girls

    New UN policy brief shows the devasting impacts of the Ukraine war on women and girls

    (New York, USA): A new UN policy paper published as the Security Council meets on Ukraine, reveals how the war and its global impacts on food, energy and finance are affecting women and girls disproportionately both inside Ukraine and globally. From the school-aged girls who are at risk of being...
  • Autumn Internships launched by forward thinking platform designed to revolutionize connectivity between youth and organizations

    Autumn Internships launched by forward thinking platform designed to revolutionize connectivity between youth and organizations

    September 22nd, 2023, (Dubai, UAE): Yspot, the unique and forward-thinking platform designed to revolutionize connectivity between youth and organizations, announces the commencement of its ‘Autumn Internships’, in partnership with industry leaders, after celebrating the success of its summer pilot program. As part of its mission to support students in...
  • Dubai Cares Vision for Global Education Takes Centerstage at 77th UNGA

    Dubai Cares Vision for Global Education Takes Centerstage at 77th UNGA

    September 20th, 2022 (Dubai, UAE): Continuing its global advocacy efforts for a transformed education ecosystem, Dubai Cares, a civil society organization formally associated with the United Nations Department of Global Communications, unveiled the “Rewiring Education for People and Planet” report at the Transforming Education Summit (TES) in collaboration with...
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