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WOMAN ELECTED HEAD OF UAE ADVISORY PARLIAMENT

WOMAN ELECTED HEAD OF UAE ADVISORY PARLIAMENT

A woman was elected as the first female to lead the UAE’s Federal National Council, the half-elected parliament that serves as an advisory body, state news agency WAM reported on Wednesday. Amal al-Qubaisi, previously FNC deputy speaker, was elected as ... Read More »

LEADERS OF TOMORROW: 30 WOMEN ELECTED TO DISTRICT ASSEMBLY

LEADERS OF TOMORROW: 30 WOMEN ELECTED TO DISTRICT ASSEMBLY

HARIPUR: Social activists have unanimously elected a 33-member district assembly in Haripur earlier this week. The initiative has been introduced by the Haripur chapter of Sungi Foundation and seeks to encourage potential women leaders in the district. During the first phase, ... Read More »

INTERNATIONAL DIALOGUE ON GENDER EQUALITY IN THE MEDIA TO BE HELD IN GENEVA

INTERNATIONAL DIALOGUE ON GENDER EQUALITY IN THE MEDIA TO BE HELD IN GENEVA

From 7 to 10 December, UNESCO and the Global Alliance on Media and Gender (GAMAG) will hold the first International Development Cooperation Meeting on Gender and Media and the first General Assembly of the Global Alliance on Media and Gender ... Read More »

65% PAKISTANI WOMEN GET INHERITANCE ACCORDING TO RELIGIOUS RIGHT: GALLUP SURVEY

65% PAKISTANI WOMEN GET INHERITANCE ACCORDING TO RELIGIOUS RIGHT: GALLUP SURVEY

Pakistani women get share of inheritance according to religious right: Gallup survey Islamabad: According to a Gilani Research Foundation Survey carried out by Gallup Pakistan, 65% Pakistanis say that women in their households or in their acquaintances households get their ... Read More »

International Day of Rural Women

International Day of Rural Women

Rural women constitute over a quarter of the total world population. Most of these women depend on natural resources and farming for their livelihood. In developing countries, rural women comprise approximately 43 per cent of the agricultural labor force, thereby ... Read More »