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  • 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...
  • Compounding Crises: Pandemic Disruptions and Weak Recovery Delay Time to Gender Parity to 132 Years

    Compounding Crises: Pandemic Disruptions and Weak Recovery Delay Time to Gender Parity to 132 Years

     - Iceland remains the world’s most gender-equal country, followed by Finland, Norway, New Zealand and Sweden - COVID-19 set gender parity back by a generation and a weak recovery isn’t compensating for it - Explore the full report, infographics and more information here   Geneva, Switzerland: After a big COVID hit,...
  • First Female-Founded Entertainment Company in the Middle East, IAM Entertainment Agrees Multi-Million Dollar Funding

    First Female-Founded Entertainment Company in the Middle East, IAM Entertainment Agrees Multi-Million Dollar Funding

    June 2022, (Dubai UAE): Co-Founded by Sonal Vara-Parmar six  years ago, IAM Entertainment, one of the region’s most renowned entertainment agencies, has confirmed  a multi-million dollar funding round led by Abbey Road Investment Group. This funding will allow the agency to continue its explosive growth across the region through...
  • Reproductive rights are women’s rights and human rights

    Reproductive rights are women’s rights and human rights

    Reproductive rights are integral to women’s rights, a fact that is upheld by international agreements and reflected in law in different parts of the world. To be able to exercise their human rights and make essential decisions, women need to be able to decide freely and responsibly on the...
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