Emirati Women and the Western Region: Study the change in Employment and Education Indicators and its impact on the Human Development Index to the UAE; During 1990-2011
|Mohamed El Khouli1
Assistant Professor, Faculty of Business, Sadat Academy of Management Science in Cairo, Egypt1
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In light of the world's attention to gender issues as one of the priorities of development plans and policies overall, as well as support the roles of women's development of and build their capacity to qualify to participate in decisionmaking for the development and progress of society. Therefore, this paper traces the changes in womenÃ¢ÂÂs status in the UAE generally and in the Western Region (the Emirate of Abu Dhabi) specifically. It uses the Human Development Reports of the UAE to examine the effect of both work and education of Emirati women on increasing the level of human development index (HDI). It concentrates on gender indicators in western region with regard to education and work fields based on census data in 2005 to highlight the women status in this region. The study is important because it focus on monitoring the status of women in the education and employment within the western region. It tries to attract attention of officials to develop plans on women development in this region, one of the remote areas that suffer from a scarcity of such studies.