Society

Women EmpowermentApril 17, 2017

Unpaid Domestic Work: A Tale of Disproportionate Gender Representation

How come women’s unpaid work is considered unimportant to the development of society and isn’t counted within its GNP. Despite common belief, there has never been a time in history where women did not work. The work done by women that usually gets disregarded is that of unpaid domestic nature. Unpaid work is usually defined

CultureApril 12, 2017

To The Ones Who Got Killed In The Name Of Honor

Countless women are killed every year in the name of honor; our societies harbor such injustice and we are all passive participants. Almost every evening, when the inhabitants of the oldest apartment building in the outskirts of the youngest and most urbanized city in the country were supposedly in a deep sleep, a certain man

SocietyApril 2, 2017

Making a Habit to Give (@YearOfGiving)

The author lauds the initiative of the government in launching the “Year of Giving” and looks at ways that we can all give back to our community. 2016 was declared as the “Year of Reading” in the UAE, and this resulted in many noteworthy initiatives, as well as a platform for the bookworms of the

SocietyFebruary 23, 2017

The Joys And Woes Of The Desert

Encouraging readers to explore the nature of the UAE, but also with caution to those who are negligent and cause harm to the environment. While the UAE may be famed for its glitz and glamor, and iconic structures such as the Burj Khalifa and Etihad Towers, one must not forget some of the real beauties

ScienceJanuary 24, 2017

The Journeys of 2 Women in UAE’s STEM

Who are some of the women examples in STEM fields, and how rich are their experiences and their lessons? The small percentages of women in STEM fields have always been a concern by many (STEM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math), whether inside or outside the STEM fields, especially with the fact that their

SocietyJanuary 22, 2017

Power in Numbers, The Car Plates Craze!

Exploring people’s fascination with fancy car plate numbers and how far they would go to attain these. In

Social MediaJanuary 2, 2017

Social Media Destroyed Privacy

People giving up their privacy on the internet via social networking sites has turned into a terrifying trend.

InspirationalDecember 29, 2016

Tolerance In A Globalized World

In today’s globalized world, we are connected more than ever before, but does that mean we are more

FeatureDecember 7, 2016

5 Reasons Why I Would Enroll My Daughter in Sharjah Girl Guides (@ShjGirlGuides)

What benefits can you expect for your daughters once you enroll them in Sharjah Girl Guides? And does it matter for the girls as they grow up and for their communities. I was invited the last month to the annual ceremony of Sharjah Girls Guide (SGG), in which Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher Bint Mohammed Al

HealthNovember 10, 2016

How My Panic Attacks Started, And 5 Tips To Manage Them

Having a panic attack is a scary experience, and it is the result of the accumulation of anxiety