Women in the United Arab Emirates

Women in the United Arab Emirates

What is being done

Women in the United Arab Emirates are second-class citizens compared to their male counterparts. However, some states are more progressive than others are. For example, Dubai boasts a generation of women that are educated and career driven according to BBC. This does not stop the pre-installed misconceptions that women face on a daily. Equality is still very much vacant in much of the UAE. Nonetheless, the tide of change has come in the form of empowerment; Empowerment through change.

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Saudi Arabia Allows Women to Drive for First Time

Saudi Arabia Allows Women to Drive for First Time

A plan to better the lives of women living in Saudi Arabia

Wednesday marked a historic day for women in Saudi Arabia. A royal decree now allows women of the region to drive, without the permission of a male guardian. In a country where women need permission from a male guardian to do pretty much anything, this is huge. This is all part of a plan set by His Majesty The Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman to reform and change the kingdom's economy. He believes in the power of women and the need for social change.

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Jamil Kharrazi attends Global Hope Leadership Summit

Jamil Kharrazi Attends the Global Hope Leadership Summit

First ever summit brings together to award those who fight extremists

Jamil Kharrazi attended the Global Hope Leadership Summit in New York City. This is the second official event of the newly created Global Hope Coalition. The summit hopes to fight extremists and narrow-mindedness while conserving culture and starting a conversation. Just in time for the United Nation’s General Assembly 72nd session. The session focuses on the world’s people as a whole. Which Highlights the importance of basic human rights for all. Some of the individuals making change have helped better the Middle East In important ways.

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