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Senior EU Lawyer Backs Workplace Ban On Muslim Headscarves

Senior EU Lawyer Backs Workplace Ban On Muslim Headscarves

Companies should be free to ban Muslim women from wearing headscarves at work if they have a general policy barring all religious and political symbols, a senior EU lawyer has said. A headscarf should be seen no differently to a Jewish kippa, a Sikh turban or a Christian wearing a prominent crucifix or a T-shirt […]

EU Watchdog Lauds Insurers’ Moves To Adopt Business Models

EU Watchdog Lauds Insurers’ Moves To Adopt Business Models

Insurers are making progress in adjusting their business models to account for low-interest rates and the complex new risk-capital regime called Solvency II that took effect at the start of the year, the EU’s top insurance regulator said. Insurers have also been diversifying their investment portfolios to obtain greater returns, while avoiding an alarming increase […]

IWD2016: Aisha Alhassan assures on the commitment of the government to Gender equality.

IWD2016: Aisha Alhassan assures on the commitment of the government to Gender equality.

As usual, International Women’s day is celebrated world-wide on March 8 and the 2016 edition was celebrated at the National Women centre, Abuja. The event was graced by stakeholders including prominent women, representatives of government parastatals, civil society organizations and International agencies who all pledged to continue the push for gender equality. The event was […]

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