Gender Gap in Wages is Reducing?

In a move to reduce the wage gap, companies with 100 employees or more are now being asked to submit pay data broken down by race and gender to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commision. This comes after new debates on the gender pay gap have surfaced about women in Hollywood and professional sport teams such…

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Celebrating Emirati Women’s Day 2019

Emirati Women’s Day celebrates the role of women in development of the UAE. It was announced for the first time ever in 2015 by Her Highness, Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak who is the Chairwoman of the General Women’s Union, President of the Supreme Council for Motherhood and Childhood, and Supreme Chairwoman of the Family Development…

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9 things avoided by eminent women

In today’s world, it is difficult for women to flourish in almost every field compared to their male counterparts. Despite these hurdles, women prosper and are victorious in numerous fields. This is due to their indomitable spirit. Women’s success is directly linked to the choices they make. In the real world, women have to look…

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Are some women against Feminism?

A few days ago, I came across an ongoing debate on Facebook that was meant to answer centuries old question: should women change their last name after getting married or not? Usually, I enjoy good arguments on social media silently while enjoying a nice cup of tea. But this time my feminist side compelled me…

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multitasking blues

Multitasking Blues

One of the perks of being a part of this conceptual age is being connected 24/7. Thus, consciously or unconsciously we are multitasking through our smartphones all the time. For instance, a typical day at work always comprises of doing the daily assignments, answering to the emails or queries while we are at it and…

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Can Men and Women be friends?

One of my all-time favorite chick flicks is When Harry met Sally. This movie hilariously shows heterosexual men and women cannot be friends because “the sex part always gets in the way.” I was recently watching it with my friends and decided to do some research of my own regarding the theory. Growing up, I…

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My love for food versus Diets

The best part about growing up in the subcontinent is being exposed to the delicious diverse cuisine. Unlike the popular belief in the West, our food is not just ‘spicy curries,’ it is much more. The food that I grew up with, is a beautiful blend of complex spices and flavors that are meant to…

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Is being dramatic really that bad?

Mindy Kaling is one of my favorite celebrities. She is so relatable and her character Mindy Lahiri from the TV show ‘The Mindy Project’ is truly my spirit animal. Mindy Lahiri is funny, friendly, warm, confident, educated and successful, which makes her a true inspiration for all. Yet, she tends to be dramatic and overreact…

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