A Guidebook that outlines rights of women and girls in the region has been released. It was initiated by the Asia Pacific Forum of National Human Rights Institutions (APF) in co-operation with Bahrain’s National Human Rights Institution
Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (Dewa) Women’s Committee recently organised the first Emirati Women’s Forum, in celebration of Emirati Women's Day, at the Grand Hyatt hotel in Dubai.
The forum honoured Emirati wome
Plans to overcome challenges still facing women in Bahrain have been detailed in a key report outlining gender gaps in the country. The report also described barriers facing females in the legislative and decision-making process and the lack o
Pearl Initiative, a leading independent private sector-led, not-for-profit organisation working across the Gulf Region to influence and improve corporate accountability and transparency, has partnered with Binaa Wa Amal, a division of Construc
Etihad Airways will join the UAE in celebrating the inaugural Emirati Women’s Day by hosting a series of events under the theme of ‘Celebrating Emirati Women in Aviation’.
The airline will focus on raising awaren
Saudi Arabia will allow women to participate as voters and candidates for the third municipal elections scheduled to be held on December 12.
The kingdom has also changed the age of the eligible voters from 21 to 18, said a stateme
A controversial drug to treat low sexual desire in women won approval from the US Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday, but with a warning about potentially dangerous side effects.
The FDA has twice rejected the drug, flibanser
Pregnant women who have registered to cross the border to perform an annual pilgrimage have been urged to postpone their plans. Experts have warned of high health risks during the Haj season, with Bahraini authorities recording three miscarria
Apple said it had hired over 11,000 women globally in the past year - 65 per cent more than the previous year - to boost employee diversity.
"In the first six months of this year, nearly 50 per cent of the
Danat Al Emarat (DAE), a leading private purpose-built women and children’s hospital in Abu Dhabi, has opened doors to its first patients today (August 6).
The date was especially chosen to coincide with