#OneDayIWill: Google Features Egyptian Women for International Women’s Day

#OneDayIWill: Google Features Egyptian Women for International Women’s Day

  In honor of International Women’s Day, the world’s biggest search engine is displaying a very special Google Doodle today showing women voicing their hopes and dreams. With one main global video, there are also 13 different city edits shot in each location, featuring a wider breadth of women and their aspirations, and Cairo is one of them. […]

9 Women Who Are Kicking Butt in the Middle East

9 Women Who Are Kicking Butt in the Middle East

By Mirna Soliman

What better opportunity to recognize the accomplishments of women in the Middle East than International Women’s Day. Arab women have come a long way in the last few years, and I must say, we are becoming stronger than ever. To say that we are asking for change simply wouldn’t suffice. We are making it. Middle […]

11 Inspiring Female Entrepreneurs in the UAE

11 Inspiring Female Entrepreneurs in the UAE

In honor of International Women’s Day and with the help of Helpling.com, an online platform for professional home cleaners, we’ve compiled this list of noteworthy and inspiring lady bosses in the UAE.             Ambareen Musa – Founder and CEO, Souqalmal.com   Originally from Mauritius, Ambareen Musa started her first digital […]

Why I Refuse To Recognize International Women’s Day

Why I Refuse To Recognize International Women’s Day

  Because is there International Men’s Day?!   No there isn’t, so here we are celebrating women as if they are second class human beings who need a day to be celebrated. Just one day! No, I’m not a feminist – quite the contrary, actually; I like for a guy to take care of me […]

WEST L.A. Celebrates International Women’s Day With Awesome Statement Tees

WEST L.A. Celebrates International Women’s Day With Awesome Statement Tees

International Women’s Day was created to celebrate the achievements of women worldwide as well as to call for greater equality. Every year on March 8th, women are recognized for their achievements and success. In some parts of the world, it has become so popular that it is celebrated in the same way as Mother’s Day […]

Discovering MENA: The Siege on Syrian Women

Discovering MENA: The Siege on Syrian Women

Women are not only half of a society, but its mainstay. They bear its children and they raise its generations. Together with Tunisia, Syria was one of the countries in which women were allowed a limited margin of freedom and benefited from a more advanced social status than their brethren throughout the Arab world. The […]

International Women’s Day: A Day to Celebrate?

International Women’s Day: A Day to Celebrate?

Since 1911, International Women’s Day has been celebrated around the globe. Different activities and programs to inspire women have tackled almost all corners of the planet where change is needed. Much improvement has been made; but, is this a day a to celebrate? Today, nowhere in the world can women claim to have equal rights […]

Book Review: ‘May We Be Forgiven’

Book Review: ‘May We Be Forgiven’

In celebration of International Women’s Day, it seemed appropriate to review May We Be Forgiven by AM Homes, which won The Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction in 2013. The long list for this year’s prize is due out this month and the winner is announced in June. The Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction was founded […]

Happy International Women’s Day

Today, March 8 is the international women’s day. It is the day when all women get to celebrate their political and human rights. It was first created in 1909 at the second International Conference of Working women in Copenhagen. But here’s the thing is not everyone is familiar with what Women’s day is, which is […]