Qatar appoints women to Shura Council for first time

Four women will sit on the 45-strong council, which is responsible for discussing draft laws approved by the cabinet, general government policy, and the state's draft budget. Click here to read more!

Qatar govt. slams false accusations, defends rights of Qatari women

His Excellency Sheikh Saif Al Thani, the Government Communications Office Director, addressed a number of issues in a recent statement he delivered related to accusations made by blockading nations. Read on to find out more.

Oola: Sportswear that’s modest, comfortable, and practical for women

For this week’s ‘Startup of the Week’ we spotlight Oola, a local startup that offers contemporary, loose-fitting and modest sportswear for women. Oola also won the Sports Innovation Award during the Sports Excellence Day organized by the Qatar Olympic Committee this week! Read on to learn more! 

Women in Saudi Arabia will soon be allowed to drive!

This is sure to go down as one of the most significant developments in history! Read the article to find out more! 

#Ramadan #QTip:  Reasons women should (or could) break their fast

#Ramadan #QTip: Reasons women should (or could) break their fast


In Ramadan, people are supposed to fast, we all know that, but it's also important that you take care of yourself and don't put yourself in harms way. So here's a list of reasons when you can (or must) break your fast.

1- Sick (If you need to take medicine and stay hydrated)

2- Pregnant (To keep up your energy)

3- Menstruation (You're not allowed to fast)

4- Breastfeeding (You have the option to)

But don't forget you'll need to make it up after Ramadan :)


Siemens Qatar: Creating career opportunities for everyone

Finding jobs can be difficult for both women and fresh graduates. However, Siemens Qatar helps both these groups career-wise with special programs that envision inclusion and diversification toward building an ideal working environment.

Gender parity and women's (often) notion of 'inferiority' in the digital age

Britain didn't hail a new lady Prime Minister, 'Ghostbusters' didn't get a remake with an all-star female main cast, and JLo's 'Aint Your Mama' didn't accumulate 100M Youtube views in less than one month for nothing. Women are still an essential chunk of the society, regardless of how intricate their roles are. That's a fact that will live on for as long as there are people who are willing to broadcast their worth to the entire human race.

Let’s talk about the Vampire facelift

Today's nonsurgical cosmetic procedures are relatively affordable and so accessible—with short healing times and almost immediate results.

The Story of Asra: The First Khaleeji Female Superhero(ine)

Asra, a young 15-year-old girl, is on the path to save the Arabian Gulf from an evil fortune teller who seeks to obtain immortality through the collection of women's souls.

Story of the first female Olympians of Qatar

The 2012 Summer Olympics in London marked a watershed moment in the history of women’s sports in Qatar. It was the first time that the Qatar Olympic Committee sent four female athletes as part of its delegation. Nada Arakji - swimmer, Noor al-Malki - sprinter, Bahiya al-Hamad - air rifle shooter and Aya Majdi - table tennis player were the first women to represent Qatar in the Olympics.