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National Cooperation/ Cooperation Committee

Cooperation Committee between the Supreme Council for Women and Women Societies and Committees

Foundations:


 


 

In activation of what has been agreed on during the cooperation meeting held by Her Royal Highness Princess Sabeeka bint Ibrahim Al Khalifa, Wife of His Majesty the King of Bahrain and President of the Supreme Council for Women on Sunday March 5th 2006 at Al-Rawdha Palace with women societies and women committees at the civil society institutions, the Supreme Council for Women held a meeting with women societies, women committees and boards of Islamic women societies on June 12th 2007 and agreed to establish a committee called “The Cooperation Committee between the Supreme Council for Women and Women Societies and Committees.” In accordance, decision No. 1 for the year 2007 was issued to establish the Committee by Her Royal Highness Princess Sabeeka bint Ibrahim Al Khalifa, Wife of His Majesty the King and President of the Supreme Council for Women.

 

The Goals of the Committee:

1. Activating the role of women societies, boards of Islamic women societies and women committees of civil society institutions.

2. Transferring the needs of Bahraini women to official bodies through the Supreme Council for Women in order to resolve any issues and overcome any obstacles facing women and list these needs in the Committee's action plan.

 

 

 The Specialties of the Committee:

1. Monitor the present status of women-oriented programs and projects and check its compatibility with their needs and the National Plan to implement the Strategy of Advancement of Women which was adopted by the Supreme Council for Women.

2. Propose an annual action plan for the Committee in line with its specialties, suggest fields and proper methods to cooperate with other civil society institutions in order to provide the necessary support for the advancement of Bahraini women and reinforce its role in public life. 

3. Exchange expertise and achieve optimal benefit from resources provided by international and regional organizations which would serve the implementation of adopted programs of the annual plan.

4. Conduct necessary studies to evaluate women-oriented programs and projects (Feasibility Studies).

5. Set programs and projects to implement the Committee’s action plan in line with its specialties and propose training workshops and seminars in addition to media campaigns.


 

 Members of the Cooperation Committee:

  1. Child and Mother Welfare  Society 
  2.  Women for Jerusalem Society
  3.  Muharraq Women Society.
  4. Al-Noor Charity Society.
  5. Bahrain Businesswomen Society.
  6. Mashael Al-Khair Committee – The Islamic Society.
  7. Women's Work Directorate – Al-Eslah Society.
  8. Women’s Committee – Bahrain Charity Society.
  9. Women Centre – Islamic Education Society.
  10. Women’s Committee – Islamic Message Society.
  11. Women’s Department – Al Sanabel Orphans Care Society.
  12. Women’s Committee – AlHekma Retired Society.
  13. Women’s Committee – Friendship Society For The Blind.
  14. Women’s Committee – Bahrain Society of Engineers.
  15. Women’s Committee – Bahrain Society for Family Care.
  16. Women’s Committee – Bahrain Society For Training & Development.
  17. Bahrain Mobility International Centre.
  18. Women, Children and Minorities Rights Department - Bahrain Human Rights Society.
  19. Women’s Committee –The Bahraini Association for Parents & Friends of Disabled Persons.
  20. Bahrain Secretary Society.
  21. Women’s Committee – Hewar Society.
  22. Women and Family Committee - Bahrain Social and Cultural Association.
  23. Bahrain Deaf Society.
  24. Bahraini Association for Mental Retardation.
  25. Bahrain Women Association for Human Development.

 

 

The Executive branch of Cooperation Committee:

  1. Ms. Mariam Al-Mahmood - Child and Mother Welfare  Society 
  2. Ms. Fawziya Zaynal - Bahrain Charity Society.
  3. Ms. Suaad Jubarrah - Al-Eslah Society.
  4. Ms. Fatima Al-Kubaisi - Islamic Education Society.
  5. Ms. Shaymaa Al-Doseri - Bahrain Society for Family Care.