May 10, 2013
The Life: Amna Al Haddad is the first covered Emirati competitive weightlifter. At a recent forum in Dubai she spoke about swapping a journalism career for Olympic training. Read Article Weightlifter hoping to inspire nation's women
May 09, 2013
The Life: How can a women get nominated to a board position in the UAE? The du executive Hala Badri has suggestions. Read Article How can a woman get onto a board in the UAE?
May 07, 2013
Women in the UAE: A lack of opportunities in the Western Region has led to less than 5 per cent of female participation in the local labour force, according to the latest report by the Department of Economic Development. Read Article Closing Al Gharbia's gender gap
May 04, 2013
Female leader in man's world says looking at perceptions is crucial Read Article 'Before we are men and women, we are humans'
May 03, 2013
Men should be included in the discussion on empowering women, but how to draw them in was one of the challenges faced by a seminar this week. Read Article Talk of change for women needs male voices, Dubai seminar told
Apr 26, 2013
Women in the UAE: The new chief executive of Hawkamah Institute for Corporate Governance is planning an initiative to encourage regional companies to appoint more females to their board. Read Article Hawkamah backs board gender plan
Apr 21, 2013
Donna de Varona and other female sporting figures say women have come a long way in competitions but more administrative roles need to be opened to them. Osman Samiuddin reports. Read Article Women In Sports: A call goes out for additional roles in leadership
Apr 08, 2013
Body issues no know culture, background or gender. Through her workshops Susan Fitzgerald is working to change that. Read Article Workshops give women peace of mind and body
Mar 27, 2013
Seventeen women, both current and retired police officers, were honoured for their service to the UAE. Read Article Mums honoured for roles in UAE police force
Mar 21, 2013
The 16-day event run by the Islamic Affairs department in Dubai demonstrates how Islam honours women. Read Article Role of women in Islam highlighted as Dubai celebrates International Women's Day
Mar 19, 2013
Three female engineers working and studying in Abu Dhabi talk about working in science and their long-term career goals. Read Article UAE women aim to surmount scientific obstacles
Mar 13, 2013
Women Corporate Directors will team up with Hawkamah Institute to create an annual index surveying gender diversity on boards. Read Article Index will tally women on corporate boards
Mar 12, 2013
Fatima Al Jaber, the chief operating officer of Al Jaber Group, is the driving force behind the Gulf chapter of Women Corporate Directors which holds its inaugural meeting today. Read Article Arabian women embark on corporate journey
Most people don't know anything about the Algerian city selected by the Arab League's cultural arm to be the capital of Arab culture in 2015. Alice Fordham reports from Constantine Constantine, the most beautiful city you've never heard of
Former England cricket captain Adam Hollioake has morphed into a cage fighter and wants to show off his new boxing skills against Carlos Spencer at Fighting Chance Dubai, writes Paul Radley. Hollioake not short on confidence ahead of Fighting Chance
Two of the four refugees will begin new lives in the USA, with the others moving to Sweden and Finland. Tamil refugees sheltering in UAE granted asylum in the USA and Europe
Star Trek's technological feats are ahead of the times - dreamt up almost half a century ago, much of its technology is today a reality. Can’t you beam me up, Scotty?
Action from Malmo and last night's Eurovision Song Contest. In pictures: Eurovision Song Contest 2013
Istanbul's famous mosque tries to strike balance between religion and tourism money by providing tourists with coverings. Thomas Seibert reports Turkey tightens Blue Mosque dress code
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