Recycling garbage bags into fine art objects

Recycling garbage bags into fine art objects

Faiza Elmasry for VOA – WNN GlobalARTS Allita Irby turns plastic bags into art. About three years ago, the mixed media artist recognized the potential of the plastic bags her daily newspapers came in. “I was taking the newspaper out and I felt the texture of these bags,’ she said. “They were soft and the […]

[Pakistan] Equal participation: ‘Women farmers can help tackle food insecurity’

[Pakistan] Equal participation: ‘Women farmers can help tackle food insecurity’

Correspondent – Express Tribune –  Wednesday, 30 October 2013 (originally published 26 Oct) FAISALABAD:“The role of women in promoting modern agricultural practices can tackle food insecurity and malnutrition affecting 58 per cent of the country’s population,” University of Agriculture, Faisalabad Vice Chancellor Iqrar Ahmed Khan said on Friday. He was speaking at a seminar, Improving […]

Sky’s the limit for Emirati women

Sky’s the limit for Emirati women

Mariam M. Al Serkal – Gulf News – Friday, 08 June 2012 (originally published 02 Jun) Emirati women have become a significant factor in the process of the country’s growth and development Dubai: The face of the Emirati workforce is undergoing a sea change with women stepping up to the plate and holding senior positions. […]