Friday 26 December 2014
gender equality

Majority of Mena women see gender equality in jobs

While 51 per cent of women in the Mena region consider recruitment and selection opportunities are regardless of gender, 31 per cent believe that women are treated less favourably in terms of salary, a report said. Women in the Mena reg


Egypt is worst Arab state for women, Comoros best

Sexual harassment, high rates of female genital cutting and a surge in violence and Islamist feeling after the Arab Spring uprisings have made Egypt the worst country in the Arab world to be a woman, a poll of gender experts showed on Tuesday.


Jobs parity for Bahrain women urged

More women need to be employed in Bahrain's energy, transport and town planning sectors to achieve better equality, according to a senior United Nations (UN) official. UN resident co-ordinator Sayed Aqa said women were significantly un


Alba gender equality programme success

Aluminium Bahrain (Alba), a modern leading aluminium smelter, which embarked on a gender equality and equal opportunity at the workplace programme, is now one of Bahrain’s leading employers of women in the industrial sector, said a statement.

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