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Stylish do-gooder drops $53,000 on statement thobe at charity fashion show

Center for Art and Heritage, a division of Al-Faisaliya Women Welfare Society, organized a charity ... and Heritage, a division of Al-Faisaliya Women Welfare Society, organized a charity fashion show and auction ... Center, who will benefit from the income. Fahda bint Saud Al-Saud, president of Al-Faisaliya Women ...

Editor's Choice - 13/05/2013 - 10:33 - comment 0

Statement by UNICEF Executive Director Ann M. Veneman - International Women’s Day 2009: Women and Men United to End Violence against Women and Girls

of the affected women and girls, and on entire societies. Mothers who survive violence are often less able ... This year, International Women's Day addresses an issue which shames the world. Every day, around the world, women and girls face domestic violence ...

16/05/2010 - 18:06 - comment 0

H.H. Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak to be honoured at the Emirates Businesswomen Award

to the welfare of women. The Emirates Business Women Award to be held on May 16, 2005 at the Grand Hyatt Dubai ... leadership and dedicated commitment to the cause of promoting the welfare and well-being of women in the United Arab Emirates. Sheikha Fatima founded the Abu Dhabi Women’s society in 1973, which was the first ...

15/08/2010 - 10:59 - comment 0

Saudi Arabia open first sports centre for women

that she could note “genuine interest” by Saudi society in the all women sports centre. “The centre ... has been formally opened, heralding more steps for women’s empowerment in the country. ... for women’s empowerment in the country. The centre in the Eastern Province city of Khobar offers ...

05/06/2013 - 15:31 - comment 0

Syrian, Egyptian First Ladies discuss women issues

During the meeting, talks focused on concerns facing Arab women, the outcome of the last Arab Women’s Summit which was held in the Jordanian capital of Amman as well as means of achieving Arab women requirements for the welfare of the family, society and homeland, the official Syrian Arab News Agency ...

18/05/2010 - 16:29 - comment 0

DWC hosts Cotopia Social Responsibility Dialogue event

under the theme “For the UAE Society". Dubai Women's College (DWC), ... Dubai Women's College, a Higher Colleges ... Dialogue" event under the theme “For the UAE Society". The event aims at shedding light on local ...

Press Release - 26/04/2012 - 05:55 - comment 0

“As simple as ABC” - Dubai World launches breast cancer awareness campaign for women employees

employees’ health and welfare, Dubai World today (Monday, July 7) launched a breast cancer awareness ca “As simple as ABC” - Dubai World launches breast cancer awareness campaign for women employees In keeping with the policy of safeguarding its employees’ health and welfare, Dubai World today (Monday, July ...

17/05/2010 - 19:31 - comment 0

Saudi Arabia clamping down on male marriages to foreigners

Al-Swailem, chairman of Saudi Charitable Society for the Welfare of Saudi Families Abroad, or Awasser, ... regulations, as Saudi men wanting to marry foreign women should first obtain the consent of the government ... Maj. Gen. Assaf Al-Qurashi as saying that Saudi men wanting to marry foreign women should first ...

Editor's Choice - 06/08/2014 - 05:00 - comment 0

Why empowering women is good for business

• Evidence shows categorically that more economically empowered women, invest far more in the education and health of their children.• Better economic opportunities for women have also been proven ... the GDP is estimated to increase by 12 per cent, and in Egypt by as much as 34 per cent, if women’s labor ...

11/12/2013 - 09:03 - comment 0

Women ‘bread-winners’ on this week’s ‘Nashwa’

approached issue on Arab screens about the women who support their husbands and family. The Holy Quran states ... but the tables are slowly turning in our societies.   ‘Nashwa’ is aired on Dubai TV every Monday at 22:30 ... the breakdown in their relationship and lack of effort for her family’s welfare on his behalf. Sanaa describes ...

16/05/2010 - 17:30 - comment 0