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  • The Dubai Business Women Council meets with the UN Assistant Secretary-General to discuss cooperation

    The Dubai Business Women Council held discussions with HE Yannick Glemarec, UN Assistant Secretary-General and Deputy Executive Director for Policy and Programme in UN Women, who headed a delegation consisting of 20 representatives of various cultural and economic sectors, during a meeting Yesterday at the headquarters of the Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry. 

  • TKD Lingerie celebrates Bahrain store opening

    TKD Lingerie held a day-long celebration (Tuesday 20th September) to commemorate the opening of its first Bahrain boutique in Al Aali Shopping Complex. Throughout the day customers were welcomed into the boutique to discover the new, and carefully selected, Autumn Winter collection, and to meet the TKD team.

  • UN Women Adopts ‘Sharjah Declaration’ for the Rights and Empowerment of Women and Girls

    The United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women) has announced the adoption of the ‘Sharjah Declaration’ that aim to strengthen the resilience of women and girls in the Arab region, on the closing session of the Investing in the Future Conference yesterday (Thursday).

  • ‘Good governance vital for success of regional MSMEs’

    Dubai Business Women Council (DBWC), the UAE’s leading platform for the personal and professional development of women in the emirate and beyond, has partnered with the Pearl Initiative consultancy to raise awareness among regional micro, small and medium size enterprises (MSMEs) on the importance of good governance and accountability.

  • “Don’t put yourself at risk”, women are told, as physicians dispel myth that cardiovascular disease mainly afflicts men

    The common myth that heart disease mainly afflicts men is being addressed in an ambitious health initiative by Majid Al Futtaim. The annual ‘Feel the Beat’ campaign encourages ladies to put themselves first and take their own health in their hands.

  • “Hi Emirates TV Series” Celebrates 4th Emirati Women’s Day at Dubai Capital Club

    The series is dedicated to the memory of Late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, the Founding Father of the U.A.E. and to the leadership, with its wise vision, with the Patronage of the Ministry of Tolerance, the Ministry of Culture and Knowledge Development, the General Authority of Sports and Zayed University

  • “shjSEEN” Kicks off “Pinktober” Breast Cancer Awareness Exhibition

    Marking the international month for breast cancer awareness, Sharjah’s Economic Excellence Network (shjSEEN), launched an art exhibition, dubbed “Pinktober”, today.  The innovative event, in line with international commemorations across the world every October, aims to increase attention and support for the awareness, early detection and treatment, as well as palliative care of this disease, mainly among the female community.   

  • “The fault in our genes”– Curbing birth defects before conception!

    Children whose parents are cousins run more than double the risk of being born with a congenital abnormality.  These marriages are a strong tradition in the MENA region due to the cultural importance of higher familial compatibility and stability. However, it has its downsides.

  • “The free spirit of the french jewelry”

    Created in 1965, dinh van Maison is behind day-to-day and modern pieces of jewelry through refined and iconoclasts creations become emblematic over years.

  • “UAE top Arab country for women’s empowerment”

    Pyramedia CEO and renowned media personality, Nashwa Al Ruwaini addressed a packed audience gathered at the Beach Rotana Hotel in Abu Dhabi with her experiences and thoughts on women’s empowerment in the workforce. During her address, Al Ruwaini thanked the leadership of the UAE for their commitment to the cause of women which has enabled the UAE to become the most attractive work environment for women in the Arab world. “Our media industry in the Arab region has evolved immensely. The UAE ranks 27th in the world under the Gender Empowerment Measure (GEM), which is the best rating in the Arab world” she said.

  • 19TH EDITION OF THE L’ORÉAL-UNESCO FOR WOMEN IN SCIENCE AWARDS HONOURING WOMEN WHO HAVE THE POWER TO CHANGE THE WORLD

    For the 19th edition of the L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science Awards Ceremony that was held in Paris this week, the international scientific community gathered to honour and celebrate 5 exceptional women scientists and 15 prominent young researchers for their contribution to the world of science. The event was opened by Irina Bokova, Director General of UNESCO and Jean-Paul Agon, Chairman and CEO of L’Oréal and Chairman of the L’Oréal Foundation.

  • 2017 Edition of the “Women’s Show” Sheds Spotlight on the Latest Trends in Health, Beauty and Fashion

    In acknowledging the achievements of women from all walks of life and in celebration of International Women’s Day, Nutreema Advertising LLC held today (March 11, 2017), ‘The 15th Women’s Show’ at the Intercontinental Hotel Abu Dhabi, in collaboration with Danat Al Emarat Hospital for Women & Children, HealthPlus IVF Fertility Center, and Moorfields Eye Hospital Abu Dhabi. Around 500 women from different sectors in Abu Dhabi attended the event organized in cooperation with Health & Nutrition Magazine.

  • 2018 Hyundai IONIQ Awarded Women’s World Car of the Year Supreme Award

    The 2018 Hyundai IONIQ, Hyundai Motor’s innovative model that offers three electrified powertrains, was awarded the Women’s World Car of the Year (WWCOTY) Supreme Award at a ceremony at the Busan International Motor Show. The Supreme Award is the top honor awarded annually by 25 of the most respected female automotive journalists from around the world who vote in the WWCOTY competition.

  • 4 out of 10 women have fertility issues due to endometriosis

    UAE based Canadian Specialist Hospital embarks on a new journey to spread awareness and offer support to women suffering from endometriosis with the help of their newly launched Endometriosis Support Group, the first of its kind in Dubai. One in 10 women across the globe suffer from this condition and 4 out of 10 women have fertility issues.

  • 70% of females want to better their skills to aid a return to the workplace

    According to a new survey carried out by the women-only portal Hopscotch, there is a huge disparity between the support females need in order to make their journey back to work a smooth one, and what is currently on offer in the GCC region.

  • 88.5% of Working Women in the Middle East Believe Labor LawsAre Fair to Them, According a Bayt.com and YouGov Survey

    With every passing year, workplace equality becomes a higher priority for organizations around the world – and those in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region are no exception. According to the ‘Working Women in the Middle East and North Africa’ survey by Bayt.com, the Middle East’s number one job site,and global online market research company, YouGov,almost allworking women who provided an answer (88.5%) believe that the labor laws in their country of residence are fair to women.

  • A Journey to Wellness announces You: A Journey to Self Discovery

    You – A Journey of Self Discovery is a two-day workshop for women aimed at empowering them and helping them access their full potential. The course will run over two consecutive Saturdays and participants will be given “homework” to do during the week.

  • A Licence to Grill!

    In honor of this coming Saudi National Day and the historic lifting of the female driving ban earlier this year, B’dou cafe will be giving out complimentary meals to Saudi women drivers from Friday the 21st through to the 23rd of September. Moreover, all patrons of the cafe will receive 20% off their bill.

  • A Woman’s Day gift every woman wants, the chance to preserve her fertility

    Women who fear losing fertility as age progresses and those undergoing medical treatment, such as chemotherapy, can find renewed hope in egg freezing – a viable and safe option for fertility preservation. Egg freezing gives such women the confidence to take control of their fertility, without giving up the dream of starting a family. Bourn Hall Fertility Centre Dubai hosted an event on March 6 to raise awareness regarding the procedure. Titled, ‘Egg Freeze n Chill’, the meet up was attended by women from different social and cultural backgrounds who were able to learn about the process, share their experiences, and participate in an extensive Q&A.

  • A WOMAN’S GUIDE TO THAILAND

    From a thriving culinary and art scene to boutique wellness retreats and sporting adventures - Thailand boasts many unique women-friendly experiences, making it the most exciting destination right now for female travellers from the Middle East.