UAE

Guess what country runs women-only ambulance?

Guess what country runs women-only ambulance?

Following Pakistan, Dubai Corporation for Ambulance Services (DCAS) is launching the very first women-only ambulance service.     The service is operating in pink vehicles and staffed with women for women only.   The first of its kind it will run 12 hours a day and will be responding to emergency treatment for women only, […]

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Freedoms in the Digital Era: The UAE and the rights to free speech and assembly – talk

Freedoms in the Digital Era: The UAE and the rights to free speech and assembly – talk

When: March 13, 18:30 – 20:00 Where: Bancroft Building 2.40 Queen Mary University of London Mile End Road London E1 4NS Tickets: FREE, register here The new digital era brings with it a dark side of censorship and strict surveillance of online content. In the UAE, individuals are regularly arrested for their critical posts on social […]

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Labour Migration In The UAE – talk

Labour Migration In The UAE – talk

When: January 26, 18:00-20:00 Where: WC2R 2LS, Strand, London, WC2R 2LS Tickets: FREE The vast majority of workers in the UAE are of Bangladeshi, Indian, and Pakistani origin; the UAE relies heavily on these workers to sustain their country’s economic growth. However, in many cases, workers’ passports are confiscated; they are not paid and are […]

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