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Bahrain ranked 6th regionally in WEF gender gap report

Bahrain has been ranked sixth overall in the region in the World Economic Forum’s Global Gender Gap Report 2018, securing an improvement of a whole 32 placements in the educational attainment pillar. However, despite this im

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Lack of women in executive ranks of top UK firms

Despite progress in female representation on non-executive board positions, a report by Cranfield School of Management has identified the lack of women in executive roles on boards of the UK’s leading companies. The report b

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SCA signs deal to narrow gender gap in UAE firms

The Securities and Commodities Authority (SCA) and UAE Gender Balance Council have signed a MoU to boost co-operation and intensify efforts to increase women's participation in companies listed on the country's financial markets in a bid

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SCA signs deal to narrow gender gap in UAE firms

The Securities and Commodities Authority (SCA) and UAE Gender Balance Council have signed a MoU to boost co-operation and intensify efforts to increase women's participation in companies listed on the country's financial markets in a bid

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GCC tops global average in financial literacy

Forty per cent of men in the GCC are financially literate in comparison to 36 per cent of women as against two-thirds of adults worldwide not being financially literate, according to a Standard & Poor’s report. All ages

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The 30% Club launches GCC Chapter

The 30% Club, a global business-led initiative for achieving better gender representation in senior leadership positions of organisations, has launched its regional chapter at an event in Dubai, UAE. The 30% Club GCC Chapter is a

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Progress seen in bridging gender gap

The UAE and Saudi Arabia showed encouraging improvements in the World Economic Forum’s 2007 Gender Gap Index though they remained at the bottom half of the list. Four Nordic countries, Sweden (1), Norway (2), Finland (3) and Iceland (4) on

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