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It has never been more critical for a company to demonstrate its commitment in addressing  gender inequality in todays’ environment. 

Some 28,700 Emiratis have taken jobs at private companies since the launch of the Nafis employment programme, figures released this week show.

Another 18 private-sector companies have signed the UAE Gender Balance Council's SDG 5 pledge to put women in 30% of senior roles by 2025.

Fifteen American companies operating in the UAE have pledged to put women in 30 percent of their local leadership positions by 2025.

A strong economy, generating new jobs, protecting the environment, legal reform and the future of education are the focus of a new UAE 10-year plan, We The UAE 2031, launched last week.

Women must fill one-third of all EU board director posts or at least 40 percent of non-executive director posts under a new EU-wide directive.

Maitha Al Murar, Group Chief HR Officer, AD Ports Group, says there is "no lack of female Emirati talent".

The Gender Balance Council launched the Gender Balance Centre for Excellence in Dubai yesterday in partnership with the World Bank, in its drive to promote parity in the UAE and region.

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