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The Womanity Foundation is proud to announce its two newly selected WomenChangeMakers (WCM) India Fellows and one WCM Associate Fellow. The selection process was very enriching for everyone involved, as all the candidates are exemplary social entrepreneurs and the jury members fine experts in their wide range of domains.   Based on the jury’s...

Thirteen-year-old Dafne Almazan considers her status as one of Mexico’s most powerful women “a great honor.” “This way I can show everyone that it’s worth it doing your best,” she told PRI. She also studies the piano, teaches Mandarin and participates in a plethora of other activities. “It’s not actually...

Nisaa FM station conducted a workshop in Sussya village about women’s rights in personal status system Nisaa FM- Tahreer Sawafta: Nisaa FM conducted a workshop about women’s rights in personal status system and about awareness of Sharia courts in Palestine with cooperation with Enhanced Palestinian Justice Program EPJP which is attached...

Named Britain’s third most influential woman of 2014, Professor Nazneen Rahman has amassed some impressive achievements in a relatively short career: she’s Professor of Human Genetics at the Institute of Cancer Research, Head of the Clinical Genetics Department at Royal Marsden Hospital, Fellow of the Academy of Medical Sciences—and a...

mani Al Hosani’s fascination with nuclear energy began at school learning about atoms and chain reactions in science classes. “I loved reading about nuclear energy”, says Ms Al Hosani, who became the UAE’s first female nuclear scientist three years ago. “But I never imagined as a child that the UAE would take the lead...

At a critical time in the Middle East, Queen Rania of Jordan is facing the challenges of fundamentalism, the refugee crisis and rights for women and children with a rare combination of grace and guts While accepting an award in Germany this month, Queen Rania of Jordan called for extraordinary acts of compassion and global cooperation in addressing...

UN Women’s flagship report, shows that, all too often, women’s economic and social rights are held back, because they are forced to fit into a 'man’s world’. But, it is possible to move beyond the status quo, to picture a world where economies are built with women’s rights at their heart. It is being published as the...

UN Women and the People’s Republic of China will co-host a landmark event in conjunction with the UN Summit on the post-2015 development framework and as part of the 20th Anniversary commemoration of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action. At the high-level “Global Leaders’ Meeting on Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment:...

New York (Forbes Middle East) - According to conventional wisdom, science subjects are dry, technical, tedious, and typically dominated by male students. Electric circuits, power modules, batteries - while all essential to the modern technical conveniences we can no longer imagine ourselves coping without, the thought of having to understand the...

Yinchuan (Women of China) - On September 12, the Chinese city of Yinchuan hosted the first ever women's forum between China and countries in the Middle East with the aim of promoting bilateral economic exchanges and cooperation among Chinese and Arab women. Launched during the annual China-Arab States Expo held from September 10 to 12, the...