The initiative will be implemented under direct follow up by Her Highness Shaikha Fatima Bint Mubarak, Chairwoman of the General Women's Union (GWU
), President of the Supreme, Council for Motherhood and Childhood, and Supreme Chairwoman of the Family Development Foundation (FDF), Mother of the Nation, to speed up the execution of the government accelerators concerned with the empowerment and entrepreneurship of women.
Moza Al Shehhi, Director of the UN Women Liaison Office in the Gulf Cooperation Council, GCC, along with representatives of the GWU
and relevant United Nations, UN, organisations and programmes, as well as members of diplomatic missions and prominent female leaders.
's director, Noura Al Suwaidi, said Sheikha Fatimalaunched the campaign to support workers carrying out cleaning, gardening, and construction work in Abu Dhabi, adding that the programme covered the UAE capital's outskirts as well.
, under the guidance of Sheikha Fatima, is undertaking several initiatives, such as Irwaa during the year, and the distribution of chilled water and juices to workers working during the summer season and in the hot sun, she added.
WASHINGTON, May 5 (KUNA) -- Kuwaiti sophomore student at George Washington University (GWU
) Mohammad Alterki was named Most Valuable Player (MVP) for the squash team in the 2018-2019 season, making him the first Kuwaiti to receive such honor.
The summit is organised by the General Women's Union, GWU
, in co-operation with TRENDS Research and Advisory in Abu Dhabi, Women in International Security, WIIS, in Washington, and the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women, UN Women.
Prof Dr Shaista Khilji, from GWU
in her closing remarks stressed on importance of future collaboration for sharing and better understanding of global gender dynamics.
The delegation was led by the GWU
's first member, 65-year-old Zulaikha Al Sayed Al Hashemi.
"While there may be some logic aimed at not requiring women and young girls to shower or change clothing in the presence of a naked person with a penis - even if that person claims to be a transsexual female - there would seem to be no logical reason to apply the same rule to a person whose penis has been surgically removed and replaced with a vagina," argues Banzhaf, whose work in this area has enhanced the reputation of the GWU
The Pakistani education campaigner made her remarks during a visit today to the GWU
's premises, where she was welcomed by Noura Al Suwaidi, GWU
Director, who took her on a tour of various facilities of the GWU
including the Jewel Hall where she viewed local, regional and international awards and honours Sheikha Fatima has received in recognition of her support and empowerment of women.
Theodore Kattouf, high ranking officials of the International Monetary Fund and the United Nations as well as prominent members of the Lebanese community in the United States and the GWU
graduates and their parents.