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‘Empowering women is morally right and economically vital’

‘Empowering women is morally right and economically vital’

Iman Kurdi of Arab News explains why one of the Millennium Development Goals is far more important than the rest, and how the UN missed a few more.

September 28, 2010 4:16
 
Going the extra mile for equality

Going the extra mile for equality

Despite a slight improvement in gender equality, women make up just 15 percent of the working population in some Gulf states.

March 4, 2010 2:49
 
UAE’s weaker sex

UAE’s weaker sex

Gender inequality in the Emirates is high, and women lack economic opportunities, according to a recent report by the World Economic Forum.

November 9, 2009 12:16
 
GCC ranks high on Human Development Report

GCC ranks high on Human Development Report

According to a recent report released by the UN, the Gulf States are doing well in terms of human development, but not too well when it comes to gender equality.

October 7, 2009 4:48