Jailed for helping starving mother

Jun 20, 2013 at 12:00 AM Saudi women activists get jail time for helping starving mother locked in home RT: A Saudi court sentenced two women to ten months in prison, along with a two-year travel ban, after they tried to help a Canadian woman who, with her three children,...

Female tech founders

Jul 13, 2013 at 12:00 AM The Middle East beats the West in female tech founders Economist – CONFERENCES on start-ups, the old joke goes, are the only events where there is never a queue for the ladies’ room. Only 10% of internet entrepreneurs across the world are women, according...

Start-up spring

Jul 13, 2013 at 12:00 AM Tech entrepreneurs in the Middle East Start-up spring Clusters of internet firms are popping up all over the region The Economist – WHEN Fida Taher decided in early 2011 to launch a website showing recipe videos, her family laughed. Not only were her cooking...

Malala Yousafzai speaks at UN

Mar 20, 2007 at 12:00 AM Malala Yousafzai Speaks at United Nations Sixteen-year-old delivers a powerful message on forgiveness and survival. ABC – And now to the united nations were today, world leaders were mesmerized by a teenage girl malala yousafzai, and when she was done, she received a standing...

Malala Yousafzai Receives Womens Award

Oct 04, 2013 at 12:00 AM Malala Yousefzai receives women’s human rights award Time – Malala Yousafzai has been declared the winner of an award for female defenders of human rights in war and conflict. The 16-year-old from Pakistan was due to accept the 2013 RAW in WAR (Reach All...

Tunisia New Constitution on women

Feb 14, 2014 at 12:17 PM Tunisia’s New Constitution is a Breakthrough for Women’s Rights UN Women – Tunisia’s new Constitution has captured international headlines. It enshrines many rights for women and is a step in the right direction, according to many Tunisians.Sana Ben Achour, women’s rights activist and law...

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