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‘Yes for Jaafari Family Law’ drive launched in Bahrain

A campaign to defend the rights of women in Bahrain was launched yesterday (March 2) in Geneva, Switzerland. Spearheaded by the Bahrain Human Rights Watch Society (BHRWS), the 'Yes for Jaafari Family Law' drive aims to of

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Jobs boost for women in Bahrain’s Education Ministry

Women now make up more than half of Bahrain’s Education Ministry's employees, it was revealed yesterday (February 17). Speaking at the first Women and Education Forum, which was held by the Supreme Council for Women unde

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New drive to promote Bahraini women in banking launched

The Central Bank of Bahrain (CBB) and the Supreme Council for Women (SCW) have in partnership with industry leaders announced a year-long campaign promoting women in the financial and banking sector. This follows a high-level meeting ye

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Filmmaking by women in focus at Dubai event

The independent filmmaking by women and various types of storytelling by directors across the world will be the highlight of a top film fair event to take place in Dubai, UAE, next month. The inaugural World of Women’s Film

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Bahrain set to host key businesswomen's forum

The Bahrain Business and Professional Women's International Federation (BPW) announced it is gearing up to host the 63rd annual conference of Femmes Chefs d'Entreprises Mondiales (FCEM) - an association uniting women business owners from

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Women to take more active roles in GCC firms

As family businesses in the GCC seek to address new challenges and transition to future generations, women have the opportunity to take on more active roles than before, according to a new study. The joint study undertaken by Al-S

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Women to take more active roles in GCC firms

As family businesses in the GCC seek to address new challenges and transition to future generations, women have the opportunity to take on more active roles than before, according to a new study. The joint study undertaken by Al-S

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ManCity Women’s Football Club in new deal with aabar

Manchester City’s official club partner Aabar Investments has entered into a new deal with the club’s women’s team, Manchester City Women’s Football Club (MCWFC). As part of the agreement, Aabar will sponso

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Number of unmarried Saudi women 'increasing'

The number of Saudi women above the age of 30 who remain unmarried is increasing and the community must address this issue, an expert has said. The number of unmarried Saudi women over 30 was 33.45 percent or 1.52 million of the t

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Jobs hope for blind women in Bahrain

Blind Bahraini women could soon embark on careers as masseuses. Twenty-five blind and visually impaired women from around the GCC took part in an intensive massage training course yesterday (January 6) in Bahrain, said a report in

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