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Taliban set to retake Afghanistan after two decades

The Taliban swept through Afghanistan in a matter of weeks, taking world leaders by surprise as they entered a vacuum created by departing US and NATO forces

Ooredoo Oman appoints its first female CEO

Noor Al Sulaiti, who will replace Ian Dench, previously led Ooredoo unit Starlink

UAE, United Nations collaborate to advance female-centric projects

The UAE has pledged $800,000 to help fund DPPA projects

Abu Dhabi Businesswomen Council award helps female entrepreneurs

The award is open to female graduates whose ideas are still on the drawing board as well as women entrepreneurs

UAE to require listed firms to have at least one woman on board

The requirement came into force after the Securities and Commodities Authority’s meeting on Sunday

Women’s Voice: How to encourage female leadership in an organisation

Women may not realise how poised for success they are in leadership roles

Saeeda Jaafar

Women’s Voice: Time to spearhead change across all sectors in the region

If organisations want their diversity and inclusion initiatives to be sustainable, they need to start with “the tone from the top”

Women’s Voice: How can we achieve gender equality in the financial space?

There is a lot of work that can be done by organisations to ensure more women are being considered for jobs and promotions

Women on average have just 76% of men’s legal rights worldwide

Covid-19 has exacerbated women’s challenges in employment and education

Saudi Arabia opens military recruitment to women

Saudi female applicants must be between 21 and 40 years old, have a height of 155 cm or taller, and must not be a government employee

Sandra Skairjeh

How we can encourage more women to enter the region’s tech industry

Technology companies have been investing in diversity programmes aimed at attracting female workers

Women’s wealth in Middle East to rise 9% by 2023 – report

Women’s wealth in the UAE and Saudi Arabia amounts to $103bn and $224bn respectively