• WFP takes drastic action to avert projected famine

    WFP takes drastic action to avert projected famine

    September 6th, 2022, (Mogadishu, Somalia): In Somalia, the United Nation World Food Programme is delivering life-saving assistance to more people than ever before, reaching 3.7 million people with relief and over 300,000 with nutrition support – but famine is now an imminent reality unless immediate and drastic action is taken....
  • Promoting digital & financial inclusion through 6th round of She Loves Tech Pakistan

    Promoting digital & financial inclusion through 6th round of She Loves Tech Pakistan

    Expressing her inspiration behind bringing She Loves Tech to Pakistan,  CIRCLE’s founder Sadaffe Abid says: “At CIRCLE we are committed to promoting digital and financial inclusion of women along with creating an enabling ecosystem for women startups and women in tech. HBL has been our key partner from early...
  • OneLoad Women Empowerment Project Signs MoU with Kashf Foundation Enabling Women Micro Entrepreneurs

    OneLoad Women Empowerment Project Signs MoU with Kashf Foundation Enabling Women Micro Entrepreneurs

    Lahore, Pakistan: OneLoad Women Empowerment Project (OWEP) funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has signed an MoU with Kashf Foundation for a limited scale pilot targeting their beneficiaries. The pilot project will help Kashf’s beneficiaries to earn a supplemental income. Speaking on the occasion Roshaneh Zafar, Managing Director...
  • Upwork, CaterpillHERs partnership gamechanger for female freelancers in Pakistan

    Upwork, CaterpillHERs partnership gamechanger for female freelancers in Pakistan

    CaterpillHERs, a Pakistan-based company that helps women launch and scale their businesses and careers, has partnered with Upwork, the world’s work marketplace, to provide women in the CaterpillHERs cohort access to coaching on Upwork Academy, an interactive learning hub that provides career tips, upskilling opportunities, and other educational resources....
  • Launch of complaint cell for women journalists in Pakistan announced

    Launch of complaint cell for women journalists in Pakistan announced

    July 29th, 2022, (Islamabad, Pakistan): The National Commission for Human Rights (NCHR), in collaboration with the Digital Rights Foundation (DRF) and the Centre for Excellence in Journalism (CEJ), held a consultative meeting with women journalists from across Pakistan. The purpose of the meeting was to give female journalists space to...
  • IMF’s new gender strategy announced

    IMF’s new gender strategy announced

    Washington, DC: Ms. Kristalina Georgieva, Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), made the following statement on July 22nd, 2022: “I am most pleased and proud to announce that the Executive Board today approved the IMF’s first Gender Strategy aimed at integrating gender into the Fund’s core activities —...
  • Clarion call that fight for women’s rights in Afghanistan is a global fight: UN Women Rep

    Clarion call that fight for women’s rights in Afghanistan is a global fight: UN Women Rep

    Press briefing: It has been 344 days since the Taliban took power. For most Afghan women and girls, almost each one of these days since 15 August has brought a deterioration in their rights, their condition, and their social and political status. When I briefed you in September, I...
  • Ti22 Films To Produce a Live Show For The World Cup 2022

    Ti22 Films To Produce a Live Show For The World Cup 2022

    Partnering with AJS Events, Ti22 Films, an award-winning production company, will feature live content for football fans worldwide.   July 21st 2022 (Dubai, UAE): Ti22 Films, a Dubai-based production company led by award-winning producer Reim El Houni, along with AJS Events, is creating a live TV show for the...
  • Dubai Business Women Council’s month-long activities end on high note

    Dubai Business Women Council’s month-long activities end on high note

    Key issues discussed include mental and emotional health of female entrepreneurs and entrepreneurial skills. Halabi: DBWC events and activities are open exclusively to members of the Council. 250 female entrepreneurs took part in DBWC’s activities last June.  July 19th, 2022, (Dubai UAE): The Dubai Business Women Council (DBWC) has...
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