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Progress for Saudi women: Number of female workers surges 130% in four years

The number of Saudi women in the workforce has surged 130 percent over the past four years, recent official data showed. The figures released by the kingdom’s Ministry of Labour and Social Development in March showed that the number of Saudi female employees in the private sector increased from 215,000 in 2012 to 496,000 in 2016, Gulf News reported on …

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Mobily qualifies Saudi Women to Enter the World of Maintenance and Programming of Smartphones

Mobily held a press conference to launch the program of smartphones maintenance for Saudi girls in collaboration with the National specialist Institute for Women Training in Jeddah. The program aims to rehabilitate 1000 trainees over the next three years in the field of programming and maintenance of smartphones, one of the specialties witnessing a great demand. Mobily announced the adoption …

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Eversheds advises UK consortium on Saudi women’s education deal

Global law firm Eversheds has advised a consortium of three UK further education colleges on establishing a women’s college in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia North East Surrey College of Technology (NESCOT) has lead a Consortium and to secure a £75M contract to run a women-only vocational training institute in Saudi Arabia. The NESCOT consortium consists of three high quality large further …

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