Concerns that increasing numbers of foreign teenage girls are landing jobs as housemaids in Bahrain have prompted calls for tighter controls on manpower agencies.
It has emerged that two of five female do
Saudi authorities have been asked by the Shura Counicl to consider lifting a state school ban on sports for girls, according to the official SPA news agency.
Saudi Arabia included women in its Olympic team for
More than 8.5 million children remain excluded from education in the Arab world, many of them girls from poor, rural communities living in regions affected by conflict, said a report.
The report, ‘Arab Youth: Missing Educati
A passenger bus in southwestern Iran overturned on Friday evening, killing 26 female high school students on board, Iranian media reported on Saturday.
Eighteen others were injured when the bus, carrying students from the town of
Leading shoe brand, Ecco, has announced the launch of its ‘Back to School’ collection featuring its less-is-more philosophy with up-to-date fashion trends and state-of-the-art craftsmanship.
The range features a variety of shoes to meet th
Five girls from the Banat Al Ghad (Banati) Foundation were declared winners of a major photography competition organized by Al Tak3eiba Center for Cultural Development in collaboration with Al Mesaha Arts & Culture Center in Egypt.
Nearly 1,000 businesses and retail outlets have pledged support to the “Dubai Cares Girls’ Education Campaign 2011”, an initiative which will run through Ramadan.
The campaign which aims to provide girls in developing countries with a
Damas, a leading retailer of luxury watches and jewellery in the Middle East, has launched the jewellery line of ‘Fulla’, a new diamond collection for young girls.
Fulla (flower in Arabic) is a very popular doll among young Arab girls. Ful