Language

Woman

  • 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).

  • “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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • BEATING BREAST CANCER – Kaya Skin Clinic drives awareness to self-examine

    Kaya Skin Clinic, the largest international skin care clinic in Middle East, which caters to mainly women clients, has the potential to spread awareness about this cause and shed light on the importance of self-examination for higher cure rates.

  • BILLABONG WOMENS TAKE YOU TO ONE OF THE MOST ASPIRATIONAL BEACH DESTINATIONS IN THE WORLD WITH THE BORA BABIN’ COLLECTION

    This holiday season, escape to Bora Bora, Tahiti, with us with sand in our toes, salt in our hair, sun on our skin, and in our favourite bikinis.

  • BOLDtalks Woman 2016 Stages Yet Another Powerful Line-Up Of Inspirational Women

    BOLDtalks Woman continues to bring to light the incredible stories of women - looking at both their challenges and triumphs - and encouraging solutions to women’s issues.

  • Breast Cancer Diagnosis: Psychological Impact on Family Caregivers

    • 98%of those with breast cancer can survive if the cancer is detected early. The most common age at which most women are diagnosed with breast cancer is 45­-54. Around 170 women annually in Abu Dhabi are diagnosed with breast cancer, along with a much smaller number of men.
    • Bring the glam with Baldinini ‘s new leather pumps!

      ach season, Baldinini captures the latest trends in shoes featuring cutting edge of fashion and elegant finishing that will  enhance your look in a flash!

    • British Orchard Mothers educated on cervical cancer risk

      With focus on improving the status of women’s health in the UAE, the British Orchard Nursery, UAE’s largest chain of pre-schools, teamed up with Lifeline Hospital to organise awareness event on cervical cancer. The event included an interactive session with doctors and staff at Lifeline Hospital who educated mothers on cervical cancer risk, and discussed protective and preventive measures in detail. The session was part of the complementary ‘Coffee Morning’series, British Orchard Nursery’s ongoing calendar event that aims to address concerns that directly or indirectly affect children’s well-being with active involvement of both parents and children.

    • City Centre Mirdif’s renewed Monday Sobhiya returns, better than ever, with complimentary VIP experiences for female shoppers

      Following the success of previous years’ MondaySobhiya, City Centre Mirdif - a premium shopping destination owned by Majid Al Futtaim – is re-launching the women-centric campaign. Inspired by the traditional practice of the ‘sobhiya’ – a morning social gathering of ladies over tea, Monday Sobhiya is a feel-good campaign designed to pamper women with a bit of extra special treatment.