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Saudi Arabia named most improved economy for gender equality: World Bank Report

Wednesday, 15 January 2020

Saudi Arabia’s economy made the biggest progress globally toward gender equality since 2017, ......

Women’s political participation and democracy

Friday, 07 December 2018

One of democracy’s major principles are the basic human rights, which includes the political ......

Finding the courage to live your life, your way

Monday, 19 March 2018

I was ten years old when I looked into the mirror one day after being bullied at school and said to ......

It’s the 21st Century, and some people still believe women are inferior

Wednesday, 08 March 2017

Peter Harrison is a British photojournalist whose career spans three decades, working for print, digital and broadcast media in the UK and the UAE. He's covered a broad spectrum of subjects, from health issues and farming in England, to the refugee crisis in Lebanon and the war in Afghanistan. He is a former senior editor with Al Arabiya English and tweets @PhotoPJHarrison.

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On International Women’s Day: Prominent examples of women in power

Wednesday, 08 March 2017

Diana Galeeva is a PhD Candidate at the School of Government and International Affairs at Durham University. Her PhD research focuses on theories of power, IR theory, small states, political islam and GCC politics. She was an intern at the the President of Tatarstan’s office - Department of corporation and Religious organizations (2012), Cabinet of Ministers of the Republic of Tatarstan, legal department (2011), and the Ministry of justice (2010). Diana received her M.A. in International Relations from Exeter university in the UK, and earned a degree in Governmental Law from Kazan Federal University (KFU). She speaks English, Russian, Tatar and studies Arabic and Turkish. She can be contacted on diana.galeeva@durham.ac.uk and @diana_galeeva.

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How liquid ‘white gold’ is helping Kenyan women fight the patriarchy

Monday, 05 December 2016

In a bustling inner-city street in downtown Nairobi, liters of white gold are consumed every day by ......

Saudi women should not be deprived of a role in development

Sunday, 13 March 2016

Khaled Almaeena is a veteran Saudi journalist, commentator, businessman and the editor-at-large of the Saudi Gazette. Almaeena has held a broad range of positions in Saudi media for over thirty years, including CEO of a PR firm, Saudi Television news anchor, talk show host, radio announcer, lecturer and journalist. As a journalist, Almaeena has represented Saudi media at Arab summits in Baghdad, Morocco and elsewhere. In 1990, he was one of four journalists to cover the historic resumption of diplomatic ties between Saudi Arabia and Russia. He also traveled to China as part of this diplomatic mission. Almaeena's political and social columns appear regularly in Gulf News, Asharq al-Aswat, al-Eqtisadiah, Arab News, Times of Oman, Asian Age and The China Post. He can be reached at kalmaeena@saudigazette.com.sa and followed on Twitter: @KhaledAlmaeena

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Women boost the bottom line for home, firm and country

Tuesday, 08 March 2016

Christine Lagarde is Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund. She was appointed in July 2011. A national of France, she was previously French Finance Minister from June 2007, and had also served as France’s Minister for Foreign Trade for two years. Ms. Lagarde also has had an extensive and noteworthy career as an anti-trust and labor lawyer, serving as a partner with the international law firm of Baker & McKenzie, where the partnership elected her as chairman in October 1999. She held the top post at the firm until June 2005 when she was named to her initial ministerial post in France. Ms. Lagarde has degrees from Institute of Political Studies (IEP) and from the Law School of Paris X University, where she also lectured prior to joining Baker & McKenzie in 1981.

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