• Amazon Under Threat

    Amazon Under Threat

    Illegal loggers are using the lack of law enforcement under the Covid-19 pandemic to move into indigenous territories in the Amazon. Andre Karipuna, leader of the Karipuna tribe, is receiving regular death threats for trying to highlight the plight of his people. Not only is the situation devastating the tribes’ resources...
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    LinkedIn Celebrates Top Voices Creating Impact Through Online Contribution

    December 4th, 2019, Dubai (UAE):  LinkedIn, the world’s largest professional network, today announced its inaugural LinkedIn Top Voices list for the GCC region for 2019. The list spotlights members whose posts, articles, videos and comments are driving engaging conversations across their industries and countries. Through sharing their unique insights...
  • H.E. Sarah bint Yousef Al Amiri, Minister of State of Advanced Sciences

    L’Oréal–UNESCO Program Recognizes Women in Science

    Six scientists win recognition for their pioneering research in scientific development in the region   November 12th, 2019, Dubai (UAE): The sixth edition of the L’Oréal-UNESCO for Women in Science Middle East Fellowship has recognized 6 leading women scientists who have made extraordinary discoveries in their fields in 2019....
  • In Focus: Young African Leaders Empowering Women

    As the world marks International Youth Day 2018, young people are once again on the spot as the expected change that the world is waiting for. We cannot under-estimate the power of young people. The biggest technology and scientific breakthroughs, political revolutions and social innovations across the globe are...
  • Press For Progress: Top Hundred Trailblazers

    International Women’s Day is a time to reflect on the progress we made, a time to call for change and to celebrate acts of courage and determination by ordinary women who have played an extraordinary role in the history of their countries and communities. As a collective effort and...
  • Retracing steps of Emirati Women

    Abu Dhabi, UAE: The Women’s Heritage Walk (WHW) is in the final stages of its preparation for its annual walk, which is to take place from February 9 – 14, 2017. This women-only walk is a 125K hike stretching from Al Ain to Abu Dhabi that aims to retrace...
  • Pakistani digital rights advocate wins Human Rights Tulip Award 16

    Founder of Digital Rights Foundation and Internet activist striving to alleviate the plight of women in Pakistan, Nighat Dad has been awarded the 2016 Human Rights Tulip Award by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Netherlands. The award will be presented to her on the upcoming Human Rights Day,...
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