UAE ranks top for women in power
The UAE ranks first in the Arab world for empowering women, according to the Arab Women Foundation.
The foundation’s annual report, which focuses on the participation of women in government bodies in Arab countries, said women constituted 22 per cent of the Federal National Council – the highest proportion in Arab countries.
The foundation expressed its appreciation to the UAE for pursuing polices that empower women.
The report will be distributed to international organisations, universities and research centres.
Updated: August 2, 2015 04:00 AM