It then rather spoilt the effect by giving all the prizes to men.
"Certificates and medals were awarded by Sheik Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum, the vice-president of the United Arab Emirates and ruler of Dubai, in the categories of "best government entity supporting gender balance", "best federal authority supporting gender balance" and 'best gender balance initiative" at a ceremony yesterday, the Guardian reported.
The sheikh insisted women were "central to shaping the future of the country".
The Ministry of Finance (MoF) was awarded Best Government Entity Supporting Gender Balance with His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai and Minister of Finance, receiving the accolade.
The UAE's Gender Balance Index awards recognise progress made in government departments in meeting female participation goals set by the government.
This will increase the number of women on the UAE council - which expresses opinion about public issues including bills and government budgets, but has no role in forming or dismissing cabinets or ministers - from nine to 20.
Morata joins Atlético Madrid on loan after Chelsea ordeal The 26-year-old Morata passed his medical on Sunday and was confirmed as an Atletico player in a statement on the club's website. Atletico Madrid on Monday confirmed an 18-month loan deal for Chelsea's Spain worldwide striker, Alvaro Morata .
Last year, a report by the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights painted a grim picture of the human-rights situation in the UAE, raising concern over the torture of prisoners, injustice against foreign workers and discrimination of women in the Gulf state.
The supermarket said it expected around half of employees affected by the changes could be redeployed to new roles within Tesco. It all comes on the back of a hard Christmas trading period for retailers and intense competition among the major supermarkets.
The caller can then then eavesdrop on the person being called, and in some demonstrations peek through the front-facing camera. On Monday Apple pulled down access to its FaceTime group calling feature amidst reports of a potential eavesdropping issue .
The information includes names, identification numbers, contact details, HIV test results and other medical information. March 2017: Farrera-Brochez was convicted of several fraud and drug-related offences, and sentenced to 28 months' jail.
To be clear here, Walton's job security has been the centerpiece of the hottest Lakers rumors since the season started. According to reports, LeBron's camp is now making it clear that Luke Walton isn't the long term answer for head coach.
WWE Champion Daniel Bryan faces AJ Styles and Universal Champion Brock Lesnar takes on Finn Balor on an action-packed show. Lynch would pull herself into the ring to face off against Charlotte and eventually eliminate her.
Storchak said the next twice-yearly interest-only payment from Venezuela of over $100 million was due at the end of March. He said more than 850 people were detained between January 21 and 26, including 77 children, some as young as 12.
But he insisted: "What we need is to achieve something legally binding - and that means part of the Withdrawal Agreement". May's so-called Irish backstop was the reason why, with the arrangement causing widespread dismay across all parties.
We've got a 5MP front camera instead of the M20's 8MP shooter, microUSB instead of USB-C , and no fingerprint scanner at all. The much-anticipated mid-range smartphones - the Galaxy M10 and the Galaxy M20 have been unveiled today by the company.
Jay Inslee declared a state of emergency over the measles outbreak and OR officials have reported an infection has spread there. The measles vaccine consists of two shots, one given by age 2 and the second usually between ages 4 and 6.
You should know that there are a lot of players who shed tears hoping that they would be able to wear this jersey. The UAE, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and Egypt launched a diplomatic and trade boycott of Qatar in June 2017.
Hunt had shared an Instagram video of his foot in a plaster cast, and thanked his friends for their support backstage. THR reports that Fox will sub in some taped segments from the dress rehearsal during Sunday's broadcast.
Red Sox MVP declines invite to Donald Trump's White House
And the 26-year-old won't be the only Red Sox player to stand Trump up when the club visits the White House on May 9. American League MVP Mookie Betts , of the Boston Red Sox , will not attend the White House with his teammates.
Trump asks 'Global Waming' to come back. Twitter heats up
His tweet late Monday wondering "What the hell is going on with Global Warming " drew a quick response from Wisconsin Rep. But Twitter, being Twitter, has not been easy on Trump for this post that adds to his ever-growing list of freaky tweets.
State of Emergency Declared Over Washington Measles Outbreak
The disease is contagious from approximately four days before the characteristic rash appears to four days after the rash appears. She is working to combat misinformation that claims vaccines cause cancer, diabetes and autism - all disproven by the CDC .
Met office issues ice warning for north
Snow warnings have been issued for the coming days, with a risk of heavy flurries across the region. Air coming from the North Pole is set to bring the most low-level snow of winter so far.
Chelsea face Manchester United in FA Cup fifth round
BT Sport 2 will air coverage of the Barnet vs Brentford FA Cup fourth round tie immediately following the conclusion of the draw. Manchester United have been handed the chance to exact FA Cup revenge when they travel to face the holders next month.
There will be no change to Brexit backstop, says Tanaiste
However Cabinet minister Damian Hinds said alternatives to the controversial backstop were already being considered. Weyand said that the Brexit deal was shaped by London , and the country's parliament should treat it as a win.
Houston police officers shot, department says
Officials said the shooting scene has been secured and residents will be allowed back in the area soon, KHOU-TV said. Gamaldi said two officers were in critical condition and three were in stable condition after the shooting.
Sen. Kamala Harris town hall with CNN’s Jake Tapper
With her sights now on the presidency, its left many wondering what kind of tactics she'll employ during her campaign. Harris allegedly had an extramarital affair with San Francisco's former mayor - Willie Brown - over 20-years ago.
Meghan Markle and Kate Middleton
The Duchess of Sussex has been warned to refrain from closing her own auto doors. This is not a game - it is her life and his".