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Qatar spares no effort to empower women

Qatar spares no effort to empower women

HE the Director of the Human Rights Department at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Ambassador Faisal bin Abdullah al-Henzab has reaffirmed Qatar's keenness on empowering women ...

Artists explore women’s contributions to Islamic Art at QNL

Artists explore women’s contributions to Islamic Art at QNL

World-renowned artists delivered a series of talks at Qatar National Library ( QNL), tracing women’s contributions to enriching Islamic art throughout the past centuries.

Two young Qatari women launch a unique café at Katara beach

Two young Qatari women launch a unique café at Katara beach

Two young Qatari women, freshly graduated from the university, has launched their own business with a new creative perspective, supplying the local market ...

Ooredoo Myanmar supports women's empowerment

Ooredoo Myanmar supports women's empowerment

In celebration of International Women’s Day, Ooredoo is the main sponsor of this year’s ‘Tech Age Girls’ programme in Myanmar by providing digital devices and Internet connectivity ...

Sweden beat mighty Norway for women's relay world title

Sweden beat mighty Norway for women's relay world title

Stina Nilsson survived a desperate assault from Norway's Therese Johaug to give Sweden a first ever world title in the women's 4x5-kilometres cross country relay on Thursday.

Austria plans tougher sentences for crimes against women

Austria plans tougher sentences for crimes against women

Austria's right-wing government announced on Wednesday tougher sentences for violent crimes, particularly against female victims, while pointing to a recent spate of cases in which foreigners are suspected ...

ICC bids for women's T20 in Birmingham Commonwealth Games

ICC bids for women's T20 in Birmingham Commonwealth Games

The International Cricket Council (ICC) has submitted a bid for the inclusion of women's Twenty20 in the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, the governing body said on Monday.

Donors pledge 1bn dollars for women and children's health fund

Donors pledge 1bn dollars for women and children's health fund

Several countries, global agencies and other donors pledged 1 billion dollars Tuesday towards helping women and children at a fundraising meeting of the Global Financing Facility (GFF).

Women in tech call on global summit for greater roles as #MeToo hits

Women in tech call on global summit for greater roles as #MeToo hits

Women leaders in technology called at one of the sector's largest global conferences for more to be done to drive equality in the male-dominated industry now hit by the #MeToo debate.

Construction sector offers more opportunities for women now: expert

Construction sector offers more opportunities for women now: expert

To reach the upper echelons of two male-dominated industries: construction and oil and gas, a Qatari expert in corporate governance said ...

Qatar condemns Paris stabbing incident

Qatar condemns Paris stabbing incident

The statement expressed the condolences of Qatar to the family of the two victims.

Aviation industry urged to hire more women

Aviation industry urged to hire more women

The industries are coming under scrutiny because of the low numbers of women employed as senior executives or airline pilots.