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  • Step Saudi 2022 Offer Lucrative Opportunities For Startups

    Step Saudi 2022 Offer Lucrative Opportunities For Startups

    Saudi Arabia: Step Saudi 2022, Saudi Arabia’s prominent tech and startup festival, will bring together a global audience of startups, investors, digital enthusiasts, brands, and government over a 2-day in-person event on December 12-13, at The Arena Riyadh. Direct-to-consumer brands will showcase their products to over 3,000 consumers and...
  • Push Forward Act Now to End Violence Against Women and Girls

    Push Forward Act Now to End Violence Against Women and Girls

    Five years ago, the global #MeToo movement brought new urgency and visibility to the extent of violence against women and girls. Millions of survivors came forward to share their experience. They forced the world to recognize a reality that shames every one of us. Their courage and voice led...
  • Women and girls are more at risk to be killed at home, new UNODC and UN Women report on femicide shows

    Women and girls are more at risk to be killed at home, UNODC, UN Women report

    New York, USA: A new study by UNODC and UN Women shows that, on average, more than five women or girls were killed every hour by someone in their own family in 2021. The report comes ahead of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women on November 25 and is...
  • Engage, Network with the Brightest Minds, Field Experts at Step Saudi 2022

    Engage, Network with the Brightest Minds, Field Experts at Step Saudi 2022

    Step Saudi 2022 is landing at The Arena Riyadh offering you a unique chance to explore Saudi’s tech and startup scene with notable and prominent founders, leaders, and experts joining to showcase their successful tech journeys. Experience exciting activities, educational workshops, and heated panel discussions with distinguished tech experts....
  • 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...
  • 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...
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