Abu Dhabi’s flagship Khalifa Port, the first semi-automated port in the GCC region and one of the most technologically advanced ports around the globe, has employed the first female quay crane operator in the UAE.
French police searched for a female accomplice to militant Islamists behind deadly attacks on a satirical newspaper and Jewish deli and maintained a top-level anti-terrorist alert ahead of a Paris gathering with European leaders set for Sunday.
Norton Rose Fulbright, a global legal practice, has revealed its global diversity and inclusion target of reaching 30 per cent female partner in 2020.
This is in addition to a target of 30 per cent female partners on all board and
Thirty-five-year-old Hanadi Al-Hindi, has become the first licensed female pilot in Saudi Arabia, a report said.
Al-Hindi, who had battled kidney problems, has acquired licence from the Jeddah-based General Authority of Civil Avia
Etihad Airways, the national airline of the UAE, recognised its top 10 performing Emirati female engineering trainees by giving them the chance to attend the 25th Annual International Women in Aviation Conference in Orlando, Florida.
Philips is taking part in ‘Glowork,’ a leading female career fair in Saudi Arabia, to expand its engagement with future female leaders and empower them to consider careers in the kingdom’s professional work force.
Companies and schools in Saudi Arabia’s private sector are stipulating that female employees obtain the consent of their male guardians when seeking work, said a report.
According to the Labour Ministry,
Numbers of abused female migrant workers seeking protection have increased by 25 per cent in Bahrain, according to campaigners.
A shelter in Manama, operated by the Migrant Workers Protection Society (MWPS), ga
Saudi Arabia's National Commercial Bank (NCB) has appointed Sarah Al-Suhaimi as chief executive of its investment banking arm, sources aware of the matter said, the first time a woman has been named to head an investment bank in the kingdom.