In the streets of eastern Mosul, women can be seen wearing brightly-colored clothes without face veils and black coverings imposed by Islamic State (ISIS) militants, after the jihadists were expelled from the city by U.S.-backed Iraqi forces.
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Women claim 20 parliamentary seats as move to proportional representation reaps dividends for record number of female candidates
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As managers of the household in most Syrian families, women are tasked with taxing duties during the month of Ramadan, Zeitoun writes
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2 years old, Shamma Al Mazrui was appointed as the new Minister of Youth by Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the Prime Minister and Vice-President of UAE on Wednesday in the new cabinet. She will also preside over the Youth National Council. Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum said on Twitter “After discussion with my brother Mohammed bin Zayed and the approval of the President, we hereby announce the new UAE cabinet. The new cabinet focuses on the future, youth, happiness, developing education, and combating climate change.” Shamma holds a Master’s degree from Oxford University and a Bachelor’s degree from New York University.
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