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  • TKD Lingerie celebrates Bahrain store opening

    TKD Lingerie held a day-long celebration (Tuesday 20th September) to commemorate the opening of its first Bahrain boutique in Al Aali Shopping Complex. Throughout the day customers were welcomed into the boutique to discover the new, and carefully selected, Autumn Winter collection, and to meet the TKD team.

  • UN Women Adopts ‘Sharjah Declaration’ for the Rights and Empowerment of Women and Girls

    The United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women) has announced the adoption of the ‘Sharjah Declaration’ that aim to strengthen the resilience of women and girls in the Arab region, on the closing session of the Investing in the Future Conference yesterday (Thursday).

  • ‘Good governance vital for success of regional MSMEs’

    Dubai Business Women Council (DBWC), the UAE’s leading platform for the personal and professional development of women in the emirate and beyond, has partnered with the Pearl Initiative consultancy to raise awareness among regional micro, small and medium size enterprises (MSMEs) on the importance of good governance and accountability.

  • “Don’t put yourself at risk”, women are told, as physicians dispel myth that cardiovascular disease mainly afflicts men

    The common myth that heart disease mainly afflicts men is being addressed in an ambitious health initiative by Majid Al Futtaim. The annual ‘Feel the Beat’ campaign encourages ladies to put themselves first and take their own health in their hands.

  • “shjSEEN” Kicks off “Pinktober” Breast Cancer Awareness Exhibition

    Marking the international month for breast cancer awareness, Sharjah’s Economic Excellence Network (shjSEEN), launched an art exhibition, dubbed “Pinktober”, today.  The innovative event, in line with international commemorations across the world every October, aims to increase attention and support for the awareness, early detection and treatment, as well as palliative care of this disease, mainly among the female community.   

  • “The fault in our genes”– Curbing birth defects before conception!

    Children whose parents are cousins run more than double the risk of being born with a congenital abnormality.  These marriages are a strong tradition in the MENA region due to the cultural importance of higher familial compatibility and stability. However, it has its downsides.

  • “The free spirit of the french jewelry”

    Created in 1965, dinh van Maison is behind day-to-day and modern pieces of jewelry through refined and iconoclasts creations become emblematic over years.

  • “UAE top Arab country for women’s empowerment”

    Pyramedia CEO and renowned media personality, Nashwa Al Ruwaini addressed a packed audience gathered at the Beach Rotana Hotel in Abu Dhabi with her experiences and thoughts on women’s empowerment in the workforce. During her address, Al Ruwaini thanked the leadership of the UAE for their commitment to the cause of women which has enabled the UAE to become the most attractive work environment for women in the Arab world. “Our media industry in the Arab region has evolved immensely. The UAE ranks 27th in the world under the Gender Empowerment Measure (GEM), which is the best rating in the Arab world” she said.

  • 19TH EDITION OF THE L’ORÉAL-UNESCO FOR WOMEN IN SCIENCE AWARDS HONOURING WOMEN WHO HAVE THE POWER TO CHANGE THE WORLD

    For the 19th edition of the L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science Awards Ceremony that was held in Paris this week, the international scientific community gathered to honour and celebrate 5 exceptional women scientists and 15 prominent young researchers for their contribution to the world of science. The event was opened by Irina Bokova, Director General of UNESCO and Jean-Paul Agon, Chairman and CEO of L’Oréal and Chairman of the L’Oréal Foundation.

  • 2017 Edition of the “Women’s Show” Sheds Spotlight on the Latest Trends in Health, Beauty and Fashion

    In acknowledging the achievements of women from all walks of life and in celebration of International Women’s Day, Nutreema Advertising LLC held today (March 11, 2017), ‘The 15th Women’s Show’ at the Intercontinental Hotel Abu Dhabi, in collaboration with Danat Al Emarat Hospital for Women & Children, HealthPlus IVF Fertility Center, and Moorfields Eye Hospital Abu Dhabi. Around 500 women from different sectors in Abu Dhabi attended the event organized in cooperation with Health & Nutrition Magazine.

  • 70% of females want to better their skills to aid a return to the workplace

    According to a new survey carried out by the women-only portal Hopscotch, there is a huge disparity between the support females need in order to make their journey back to work a smooth one, and what is currently on offer in the GCC region.

  • A Journey to Wellness announces You: A Journey to Self Discovery

    You – A Journey of Self Discovery is a two-day workshop for women aimed at empowering them and helping them access their full potential. The course will run over two consecutive Saturdays and participants will be given “homework” to do during the week.

  • Al Hilal Bank Participates in ‘Emirati Women: Excellence & Innovation 2016’ Conference

    Al Hilal Bank participated as a Silver Sponsor in the ‘Emirati Women: Excellence & Innovation 2016’ Conference, on 8 March 2016, in conjunction with the International Women's Day. This conference was be held under the patronage of Her Highness Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak, Supreme Chairperson of the Family Development Foundation, Chairperson of the UAE Women’s General Union and the Chairwoman of the Supreme Council for Motherhood & Childhood.

  • Al Wahda Mall Celebrates Woman-Power with its ‘Her Tuesdays’ activation

    Al Wahda Mall, an Iconic landmark & favorite shopping destination located in the heart of Abu Dhabi city, is running its Her Tuesdays’ ladies exclusive promotional offer, allowing ladies to participate in monthly raffle draws and receive exciting discounts at stores in the mall every Tuesday from 10:00am to 3:00pm. Her Tuesdays will last from 7th March 2017 to 27th February, 2018.  Women can shop for AED 200 at the mall and be in the running to win a monthly raffle draw with a prize of gift vouchers worth AED 5,000 to shop at the mall.

  • Arab Media Figure Ola Al-Fares Undergoes a Breast Cancer Screening at a Pink Caravan Ride Clinic in City Walk Dubai

    With 3.3 followers on Instagram, Pink Caravan Ambassador, a fashion icon and an influential young voice in the Middle East, Ola Al-Fares does not need an introduction in the Arab World. Her intelligence, strong stance on social issues and She has captured the hearts and imaginations of the young and the young at heart.

  • Arab Woman Awards UAE 2016 pays special tribute to Ameera BinKaram

    The Arab Woman Awards today announced that its 2016 UAE awards will take place in Sharjah to honour the late Ameera BinKaram.  The private awards ceremony will be held on Saturday 10th December and will include an exclusive tribute video of the late Vice-Chairperson of NAMA Women Advancement Establishment (NAMA), created by   establishment itself.

  • Ashridge faculty highlights key factors for women’s career success in the Middle East

    Fiona Elsa Dent and Viki Holton, both faculty at Ashridge Executive Education and authors of ‘How To Thrive and Survive As A Working Woman: The Coach Yourself Toolkit’ shares their perspectives on career issues faced by women in the Middle East based on their experience of working with many regional women managers who attend Ashridge Business School programmes and events.

  • Aspinal of London Reveals Autumn/Winter 2016 Collection

    Aspinal take a retrospective look at bygone eras of classic vintage styling and true elegance, whilst drawing inspiration from the brand’s artisanal heritage and also celebrating the most enduring and ever-alluring object of beauty-the pearl.

  • Balqees Fathi Named Planet 50-50 Champion for the Arab States Region

    UN Women announced the appointment of award-winning, Emirati-Yemeni singer, Balqees Fathi as the first Planet 50-50 champion for the Arab States Region. Focusing on young women and girls, Ms. Fathi will be working closely with UN Women to push for young women entrepreneurship in the region and to advocate for the rights of women survivors of violence with a particular violence on child marriage.

  • Banana Island Resort Doha by Anantaralaunches ‘Pink Power’ initiative in partnership with Qatar Cancer Society

    On the occasion of the Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Banana Island Resort Doha by Anantara is hosting the Pink Power event in partnership with the Qatar Cancer Society (QCS). The initiative aims to raise funds for the Qatar Cancer Center and support the wellbeing of the brave women coping with the malady.