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.
Rola Sleiman made history. She now carries the title of ‘Reverend’ of the Presbyterian Church, the first woman...
Women should persevere to reach their goals, Saudi female kickboxing and boxing trainer Halah Al-Hamrani said on the...
Mother of the Nation Festival, the largest of its kind in Abu Dhabi which pays tribute to the values and extensive...
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 ›
NCB Capital Co. Chief Executive Officer Sarah Al Suhaimi will become the first woman to chair Saudi Arabia’s stock exchange, the largest bourse in the Middle East. Al Suhaimi was appointed chairwoman of the Tadawul, replacing Khalid Al Rabiah, the exchange said in a statement on Thursday. She is expected to […]Read more ›
IMG signs hijab-wearing model Halima Aden who will debut at Yeezy Season 5 and in the next CR Fashion Book. Minnesota teen Halima Aden made headlines in November when she competed in the state’s Miss USA competition wearing a hijab and, during the swimsuit portion, a burkini. “I didn’t really […]Read more ›
What does a desi feminist look like? According to Sweety and Pappu, creators of the podcast Chuski Pop, she is a little bit like them: “Two desi girls riding the fourth wave of feminism in our salwar kameez and golden heels, while flipping the bird to uncles and aunties.” To […]Read more ›
Former US Secretary of State Madeleine Albright said she would “stand ready” to register as Muslim if Donald Trump takes executive action that affects immigrants traveling to the US. To read more, click here.Read more ›
UAE’s United Nations Ambassador Lana Zaki Nusseibeh will lead the UN-Women Executive Board – being the first female Arab president since its formation in 2010. UN-Women Executive Board strives to promote equality among genders while abolishing discrimination against females around the globe. To read more, click here.Read more ›