• An Australian member of parliament just breastfed her two-month-old daughter in the parliament’s chambers and the world did not end. Larissa Waters, a Green Party member from Queensland, Australia, became the first MP to benefit from a new “family friendly” rules change made in February 2016 for Australian parliamentarians. ...
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  • Worth 100 Men” is a radio Drama that speaks to women’s empowerment, promotes gender equality and debates the role of women in society in the Arab world. starring the magnificent Mona Zaki, sided by the great Mahmoud Abdul Moghny and a number of talented rising actors to be aired during Ramadan 2013. The Radio Fiction’s theme song is performed by Arab super star Nancy Ajram, with lyrics by Amir Taema, produced by Jean Marie Riachi. B100Ragel is produced by the womanity foundation. Womanity has a vision to contribute to a world where all women and men have equal and full social, economic and political participation. it undertakes undertakes to empower girls and women to shape their ...
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  • The founders of a small startup called KOOOT.com have a mission to change the way that women in the Gulf Coast region access local markets, as well as to improve their interactions with global brands. KOOOT is an online shopping platform currently serving customers in the United Arab Emirates and Kuwait. The company aims to expand this platform to other Gulf Coast countries in the future. “KOOOT.com was built with one fact in mind: Arab women today are busier than ever and are caught up in the quick pace of modern life as they strive in all avenues of work.” KOOOT Founder and CEO Luma Bourisly said in a statement. “KOOOT.com is a platform that aims to make Arab women's lives easier by ...
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  • Drowning is among the leading causes of accidental death in children Keeping our kids safe in the water is something all parents desire to do. there are a few things we have done to teach your little ones water safety. 1- Never leave children alone in or near the pool even for a moment . close supervision by a responsible adult is the best way to prevent drowning in children 2_ Enroll your kids on a swimming lessons but swim programs should never be seen as “drown proofing” a child of any age 3- Children should wear life jackets at all times and make sure the life jacket is the right size for your kids. ...
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  • Baby wipes are one of those little secrets that new parents are clued into very quickly! You probably never bought baby wipes until you had children – now you can’t possibly imagine life without them. It doesn’t take long to appreciate just how many other uses wipes have, Many moms know that a baby wipe does a pretty good job of brightening a kiddo’s white leather shoes. ...
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Long workweeks and copious amounts of stress aren’t good for anyone’s health, but new research has found that workweeks of 40 hours or more can be especially bad for women—and the reason why is depressing. Pulling data from the National Longitudinal Survey of Youth, researchers from The Ohio State University and Mayo Clinic tracked the work and health histories of 7,492 men and women over the course of 32 years. The purpose of the study was to determine how full-time jobs affect our health over a long period of time, and whether gender plays a role. For the study, researchers looked specifically at eight conditions: heart disease, failure, or other heart problems; cancer of any kind (exce
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Photographing Yemeni women living a life behind closed doors in the north of England, Lesley Sutton discovered a culture almost cut off from the rest of the world. It is said that the first mosque in Britain was built in Cardiff, Wales, set up by Yemeni sailors who arrived in the U.K. on coal-burning ships from the former British colony of Aden in the 19th century. Today it’s estimated there are between 70,000 and 80,000 Yemenis living in Britain, both recent arrivals and second and third generations. Many of them live in Eccles, a part of Greater Manchester in the north of England. Lesley Sutton, a visual artist, spent months listening to the life stories and gaining the trust of the
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From left: Aisha Sultan, Khawla Al Mulla, Noura Al Kaabi and Mona Al Bahar at Al Majaz Amphitheater The high profile speakers agreed that Emirati women have historically played a crucial role in all walks of life and are role models for the rest of the Arab world as they complement men while remaining fiercely loyal to their identity, faith and Arab and Islamic values, thanks to the invaluable support provided by the country's leadership
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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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