Monthly Archives: November 2014

TOWARDS ECONOMIC PROSPERITY: WOMEN TRAINED IN ENTREPRENEURSHIP SKILLS

TOWARDS ECONOMIC PROSPERITY: WOMEN TRAINED IN ENTREPRENEURSHIP SKILLS

ISLAMABAD: An orientation and business workshop for women was held here on Friday with the aim of realising the dream of economic empowerment and improving gender equality in Pakistan. Over 30 entrepreneurs paired in teams and participated in the The ... Read More »

EMPOWERING WOMEN; REDEFINING LEADERSHIP

EMPOWERING WOMEN; REDEFINING LEADERSHIP

Author: Eraj Atiq, Program Assistant at Women Media Center, Pakistan and Associate Member at International Research Group on Crisis Communication (IRGoCC), Germany.   According to Global Gender Gap Report (GGGR) issued by World Economic Forum (WEF) Pakistan stands at the ... Read More »

WAY FORWARD: MENTORSHIP IMPORTANT FOR WOMEN ENTREPRENEURS

WAY FORWARD: MENTORSHIP IMPORTANT FOR WOMEN ENTREPRENEURS

A consensus was reached at a discussion held at the Jinnah Institute focusing on developing mentorship and a possible outline for policymaking with regards to women entrepreneurship. The event brought together women from varying fields, including restaurant owners, presidents of ... Read More »

FEMALE AFGHAN MP SURVIVES SUICIDE ATTACK, THREE DEAD

FEMALE AFGHAN MP SURVIVES SUICIDE ATTACK, THREE DEAD

KABUL – A suicide bomber on Sunday attacked the vehicle convoy of a prominent female Afghan MP near the parliament in Kabul, killing three civilians and injuring 22 others, officials said. The blast, in which the attacker detonated an explosives-packed ... Read More »

EMOTIONAL STRESS AFFECTS YOUNG WOMEN’S HEART MORE

EMOTIONAL STRESS AFFECTS YOUNG WOMEN’S HEART MORE

LOS ANGELES / WASHINGTON: Young women with heart diseases are more likely than men to have reduced blood flow to their heart if they are under emotional stress, says a new research. “Women who develop heart disease at a younger age ... Read More »