Women's Rights

ECM Straits Fund invests in Istanbul’s Annelutfen in US$4mil round
Annelutfen, an Istanbul-based e-commerce business for baby and mother products, announced that last month it completed a US$4-million investment round led by Elixir Capital’s ECM Straits Fund.
Ooredoo, GSMA to work on connecting women in underserved communities
Ooredoo, the GSM Association (GSMA) and their partners announced a number of new initiatives for the GSMA Connected Women Programme at the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) annual meeting in New York recently.
Intel: More emphasis needed on education for girls
Intel Corp continued its drive to get more girls and women educated, saying that they could then become powerful catalysts for progress and economic growth.
Two Malaysian youth off to Telenor summit, chance to hobnob at Nobel event
DiGi has announced that 20-year-old law student Farah Fathiah Fauzi and 19-year-old pre-university student Wong Gwen Yi will represent Malaysia at the first Telenor Youth Summit in Oslo from Dec 9-11.
LivingSocial Malaysia goes ‘Pink’ for breast cancer awareness campaign
LivingSocial Malaysia is collaborating with the Breast Cancer Welfare Association Malaysia (BCWA) to run a ‘Pink Campaign’ across its platform to get its audience and the general public involved in helping and spreading the word about breast cancer awareness.
‘We’re here to solve the world’s biggest problems’
250 Malaysians are teaming up with another 250 youngsters from 105 countries to help solve the ‘world’s biggest problems’ -- revolving around Education, the Environment, Female Empowerment and Health -- at the Global Startup Youth event.
All proceeds from ‘Zalora Beauty Fix Box’ to go to YWCA Singapore
Zalora will officially launch the ‘Zalora Beauty Fix Box’ on Aug 15, promising that all sales will go to the YWCA’s Youth Centre which was launched in Singapore this year, as well as its new Girls’ Hostel that aims to create a safe haven for disadvantaged youths regardless of race or religion.
UN launches innovation working group in KL, part of global initiative
The United Nations has launched the Asian Innovation Working Group (aIWG), a branch of the Innovation Working Group, in conjunction with the Women Deliver conference in Kuala Lumpur.
Intel backs movie on girls’ education, to work on policy issues
A media screening of Girl Rising was held in conjunction with the global Women Deliver 2013 conference that was held earlier this week in Kuala Lumpur, hosting a total of 4,000 participants from 150 countries who discussed the health and well-being of girls and women. The movie came out of a partnership between Intel and 10x10.
Women’s issues and how technology can save lives
The Women Deliver 2013 global conference from May 28-30 in Kuala Lumpur saw the launch and inaugural use of +SocialGood, a new approach to global engagement that connects innovators around a shared vision: The power of technology and new media to make the world a better place.
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