Lieutenant General Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan (right), the UAE’s Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, was awarded the first prize. Photo: Dubai Media Office

UAE gives all its ‘gender balance’ awards … to men

  • Social media users were quick to mock after Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum, the ruler of Dubai, tweeted the awards announcement
  • Despite the bad optics, the UAE is the highest ranked Gulf state for gender equality and second only to Israel in the wider Middle East
Topic |   Gender equality

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Lieutenant General Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan (right), the UAE’s Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, was awarded the first prize. Photo: Dubai Media Office
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