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Women foreign workers growing in importance in the Middle East

Labor migration has led to an increase in the independence of women and their influence over household decisions, but more could be done to...

If you are single, Happy Valentine’s Day!

If you are single, Valentine’s Day can evoke depressed feelings of loneliness, self-doubt and underestimation making your whole day a nightmare. But, after all,...

Dubai population tops two million

Dubai-based population increased by more than 22,000 people, according to official data. The emirate’s population totalled 2,000,113, according to the population clock of the...

ORDNING&REDA and ECO BoraÌŠstapeter to celebrate the National Day of Sweden

•    Proud Swedish brands ORDNING&REDA and ECO Boråstapeter celebrate their national heritage on June 6th 2010 for the National Day of Sweden; •    The National...

‘Trophy Wife’ Stereotype Debunked, But Still Exists

Most people are familiar with the "trophy wife" stereotype that attractive women marry rich men, placing little importance on their other traits, including physical...

“Middle East Point of View”: Social progress challenges in MENA countries

The use of technology in the public sector, the increasing appetite for alternative investments, achieving capital efficiencies and cost savings in the workplace and...

Community Development Authority organises discussion panel on community mental health

As part of various initiatives to achieve its strategic objectives for the social sector, the “Vulnerable Groups Department“ at the Community Development Authority (CDA)...

Is divorce contagious?

So divorce is contagious…and you can catch the divorce bug from your friends—even from a friend of a friend?

Bahrain Tops GCC Rankings as Best Place For Expats to Live

Bahrain remains the best place in the GCC for expats to live and work despite the COVID-19 pandemic, according to the recently published InterNations...
Dubai Culture: Bridging The Link Between Heritage, Culture and Tourism

Dubai Culture: Bridging The Link Between Heritage, Culture and Tourism

“Our heritage must be preserved since it is our origin and roots, and we must hold on to our origins and our deep roots.”...

CDA to join hands with UN in promoting human rights

Receives the United Nations Special Rapporteur The Community Development Authority (CDA) discussed partnering with the United Nations to promoting a culture of respect for human...

Distaste for Facebook friends behavior

Many people find some of their Facebook friends actually annoying. The daily deals company Eversave conducted a study between 400 women, who unexpectedly uncovered more...

The Secrets of Online Dating Sites

Online dating sites grew in popularity in recent years. Many people claim they have found the love of their life on the web, while others complain...

35% Decrease in Divorce Cases in Dubai Between 2016 to 2019

Conducted in partnership with Community Development Authority, Dubai Statistics Center and Dubai Courts, results provide accurate perspective on marriage and divorce rates in...

First of January declared as paid holiday for all UAE private...

All workers and employees in the private sector institutions and companies will get a one-day paid holiday on The first of January 2010 to...

Girls Should Always be Able to Achieve Their Dreams

Share with us what a #GirlCan achieve and allow others to take an inspiration from your success. Did you know that 94% of young...

Invest in Young People across the Arab World

Call to listen to “voices on the ground” as events show that reliance on GDP measures insufficient Countries experiencing unrest have witnessed decline in thriving...