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Given we began this week celebrating International Women’s Day, it was only appropriate to base this post on the occasion. We had an inter-office event filled with fun and games to bring all the ladies together and celebrate this special recognition…..yet there was an informative aspect as well! We found out that the UAE ranks number one in the world for treating women with respect, according to the 2014 release of the global Social Progress Index, a study comparing development and well-being among all 132 nations of the world. Although some might find it shocking that a Middle Eastern country, who’s woman are obliged to cover and stay home (according to media’s portrayal) can achieve such a ranking. But in all reality, for anyone that lives in the region they tend to see a different perspective. So let’s look at a few numbers – there are 468,888 women in UAE…

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