Sunday 31 August 2014
gender equality

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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