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Today, 230 million babies around the world, and 91 million babies in the region alone do not have birth certificates, resulting in a lack of basic human rights, needs and protection. As well as causing immediate issues, this lack of identity can also lead to displacement, statelessness, and the inability to prove that a child is a minor in the eyes of the law.

The Dubai Business Women Council (DBWC) announced that its total membership has increased by 36.5% during the first three quarters of the year. The council added 216 new members during this period, 50 of whom joined during the third quarter of 2018. The new members bring the total number of DBWC members up to 807, which is an increase from 591 members at the start of the year.

Keeping a consistent effort to work with potential new partners and exchange industry knowledge and expertise, Emirates Publishers Association (EPA) concluded its robust participation at the 70th edition of the Frankfurt Book Fair in Germany. This year’s event contributed to greater insights, discussions of projects and initiatives that will develop the publishing industry further in the UAE.

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