Arab women employment in the United Arab Emirates: exploring opportunities, motivations and challenges

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Miller, Karen; Kyriazi, Tenia; Paris, Cody Morris;

This research paper identifies and explores the challenges and barriers that Arab women in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) face in their careers. Primary data was collected via an interview process involving 12 Arab women who reside and work in senior decision making pos... View more
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