While Hollywood continues to be a boys’ club where only 4% of filmmakers are female, according to research by the USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism, women in the Arab world are getting more opportunities to sit in the director’s chair. To read more, click here.
If I could recommend you a list of movies and documentaries about the Middle East that you must watch, the award-winning...
In the United States in 2012, of 295,000 career firefighters, only 11,000 or 3.8 per cent were women. Of the 295,000,...
Women ride bicycles while taking part in Girls on Bike rally in Islamabad, Pakistan, April 2, 2017. REUTERS/Faisal...
As Big Ben chimed four times on Sunday afternoon an unusual stillness fell over Westminster Bridge. Women – many of them wearing blue for peace – lined up along the bridge linking hands, and bowed their heads in silence. To read more, click here.Read more ›
I’m the most hated minister in the world,” Morocco’s environmental minister Hakima El Haité says with a laugh. “All the ministers of environment are hated you know? Because the ministers of environment are not very important in terms of protocol, but they are controlling everybody.” To read more, click here.Read more ›
Rola Sleiman made history. She now carries the title of ‘Reverend’ of the Presbyterian Church, the first woman to be ordained in a Middle Eastern Church on February 26, 2017 in Tripoli, Lebanon. Her ordination was “an act of love and justice”, those present at the ceremony heard in the […]Read more ›
Women should persevere to reach their goals, Saudi female kickboxing and boxing trainer Halah Al-Hamrani said on the eve of International Women’s Day, which falls on Wednesday. To read more, click here.Read more ›
Mother of the Nation Festival, the largest of its kind in Abu Dhabi which pays tribute to the values and extensive contributions of H.H. Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak, will mark International Women’s Day by celebrating women’s role in Emirati society. Highlighting the values instilled in every Emirati citizen by HH […]Read more ›
The story of a Pakistani born woman, who survived the war in the Gulf, lived as a refugee in the desert and then went on to become a part of NASA is definitely heart-warming. To read more, click here.Read more ›