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  • Supreme Council for Women hails Executive Committee’s decision
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    02   April   2020
    ​The Supreme Council for Women (SCW) lauded the decision allowing husbands whose wives take part in combating COVID-19 to work from home.The measure was announced by the Executive Committee, chaired by  His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al-Khalifa, Crown Prince, Deputy Supreme Command ...
  • “Together for Bahrain’s Safety” campaign reaches out to needy families
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    01   April   2020
    ​The Supreme Council for Women (SCW) has today started field work as part of the “Together for the Safety of Bahrain which was launched recently.Basic commodities and health supplies were distributed to families supported by Bahraini women, based on the lists on needy households whose living condit ...
  • Supreme Council for Women launches campaign
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    31   March   2020
    ​The Supreme Council for Women (SCW) has today launched a nation-wide campaign aimed as part of national efforts to combat the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) and restore life normalcy.Themed “Together for Bahrain’s Safety”, the campaign engages 500 volunteers from the e-Volunteer platform, who will w ...
  • HRH Princess Sabeeka hails royal directive
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    21   March   2020
    ​Her Royal Highness Princess Sabeeka bint Ibrahim Al-Khalifa, Wife of His Majesty the King and Supreme Council for Women (SCW) President praised the royal directive issued by His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al-Khalifa, allowing mothers affiliated with ministries and Government departments to work fr ...
  • Efforts to bolster women’s gains discussed
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    11   March   2020
    ​The Supreme Council for Women (SCW) has today hosted a coordination meeting at with the legislative branch of government at its headquarters in Riffa.SCW Secretary-General Hala Al-Ansari chaired the session, which was attended also by representatives of the Shura Council, the Council of Representa ...
  • Foreign Minister receives SCW Secretary General
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    01   March   2020
    ​Minister of Foreign Affairs, Dr. Abdullatif bin Rashid Al-Zayani, received in his office at the Ministry’s General Court today Secretary General of the Supreme Council for Women (SCW), Hala Mohammed Al-Ansari, in the presence of Assistant Foreign Minister, Abdullah bin Faisal bin Jabur Al-Doseri a ...
  • University students briefed on Hessa bint Salman Award for Voluntary Youth Work
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    24   February   2020
    ​Students from the University of Bahrain, the Royal University for Women, and AMA International University have been briefed on Her Highness Shaikha Hessa bint Salman Al Khalifa Award for Voluntary Youth Work launched in 2011 in tribute to her role in supporting charity, social and voluntary work.T ...
  • HRH Princess Sabeeka opens fish farm
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    19   February   2020
    ​Her Royal Highness Princess Sabeeka bint Ibrahim Al-Khalifa, Wife of His Majesty the King and Chairperson of the Advisory Board of the National Initiative for the Development of the Agricultural Sector patronised the opening of the Dar Aqua Fish Farm in Hoorat A’ali. She commen ...
  • HM King receives SCW President, members
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    18   February   2020
    ​His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa received at Sakhir Palace today Her Royal Highness Princess Sabeeka bint Ibrahim Al Khalifa, the President of the Supreme Council for Women (SCW), who introduced to him members of SCW in its seventh work session.HM the King lauded the remarkable achievemen ...
  • SCW-ESCWA cooperation discussed
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    18   February   2020
    ​Secretary General of the Supreme Council for Women (SCW) Hala Al Ansari held today a meeting with the UN Under-Secretary General and Chief Executive of the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for West Asia (ESCWA) Dr. Rola Dashti.They discussed ways of boosting cooperation between the Ki ...
  • Bahraini women's economic achievements praised
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    17   February   2020
    ​Her Royal Highness Princess Sabeeka bint Ibrahim Al Khalifa, Wife of His Majesty the King and President of the Supreme Council for Women (SCW), received today Board Chairperson and members, former Heads and founders of Bahrain Businesswomen Society marking the society’s 20th anniversary. She ...
  • HRH Princess Sabeeka receives Trust Bahrain chairperson, members
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    17   February   2020
    ​Her Royal Highness Princess Sabeeka bint Ibrahim Al Khalifa, Wife of HM the King and President of the Supreme Council for Women (SCW), received Bahrain Trust Foundation’s Board of Trustees Chairperson, Dr. Fatima Al-Balooshi, and members, at the SCW’s headquarters in Riffa.Dr. Al-Balooshi gave a p ...
  • HRH Princess Sabeeka receives UN Under-Secretary General
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    17   February   2020
    ​Her Royal Highness Princess Sabeeka bint Ibrahim Al Khalifa, Wife of His Majesty the King and President of the Supreme Council for Women (SCW), received today the UN Under-Secretary General and Executive Secretary of the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for West Asia (E ...
  • HM King congratulated on national milestone
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    13   February   2020
    ​His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al-Khalifa has today received a cable of congratulations from Her Royal Highness Princess Sabeeka bint Ibrahim Al-Khalifa, Wife of HM the King and Supreme Council for Women (SCW) President on the 19th anniversary of the National Action Charter (NAC). HRH Princess Sa ...
  • SCW Secretary-General opens workshop
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    12   February   2020
    ​ A workshop aimed at setting indicators measuring Gulf women’s participation in development opened at the Supreme Council for Women (SCW) headquarters in Riffa. The GCC Statistics Centre is organising the workshop in cooperation with Supreme Council for Women (SCW) the Information and Electr ...
  • HRH Princess Sabeeka values royal directives to implement Strategic Project for National Food Production
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    12   February   2020
    ​The first meeting of the third session of the Consultative Council of the National Initiative for Agricultural Development, was held under the chairmanship of Her Royal Highness Princess Sabeeka bint Ibrahim Al Khalifa, wife of HM King. HRH Princess Sabeeka valued the royal directives to develop ...
  • Bahrain to host workshop on women’s empowerment indicators
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    11   February   2020
    ​A workshop that aims to identify the efforts made by Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) states to monitor and boost indicators of the participation of Gulf women in development will be held in Bahrain. The two-day workshop “"a project to design an indicator of Gulf women’s participation in devel ...
  • UK ambassador briefed on Bahrain's efforts to elevate status of women
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    11   February   2020
    ​ Supreme Council for Women Secretary General Hala Al Ansari received the UK Ambassador to Bahrain Roderick Drummond and briefed him on the progress achieved by Bahraini women and on the national efforts made to sustain their advancement and boost their contributions to national development.   ...
  • HRH Princess Sabeeka receives award winners
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    05   February   2020
    ​Her Royal Highness Princess Sabeeka bint Ibrahim Al Khalifa, Wife of His Majesty the King and President of the Supreme Council for Women (SCW), received today winners of the first edition of her International Women Empowerment Award which was announced in March, 2019, in New York, in cooperation w ...
  • HRH Princess Sabeeka praises support to Bahraini women
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    05   February   2020
    ​Her Royal Highness Princess Sabeeka bint Ibrahim Al Khalifa, Wife of His Majesty the King and President of the Supreme Council for Women (SCW), praised the perpetual advancement of Bahraini women, describing it as a landmark feature of the kingdom’s prosperity under the leadership of His Majesty K ...
  • HRH Princess Sabeeka to patronise award-distribution ceremony
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    04   February   2020
    ​Under the patronage of Her Royal Highness Princess Sabeeka bint Ibrahim Al Khalifa, Wife of HM the King and President of the Supreme Council for Women, a ceremony will be held tomorrow at the Shaikh Isa Cultural Centre to announce the winners of the sixth session of ‘Her Royal Highness Princess Sa ...
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    29   January   2020
    ​ Her Royal Highness Princess Sabeeka bint Ibrahim Al Khalifa, Wife of His Majesty the King and President of the Supreme Council for Women (SCW), received at SCW headquarters in Riffa today Minister of Foreign Affairs Shaikh Khalid bin Ahmed bin Mohammed Al Khalifa, in the presence of Bahraini woma ...
  • Award Jury holds meeting
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    25   January   2020
    ​The jury in charge of Her Royal Highness Princess Sabeeka bint Ibrahim Al-Khalifa Award for Bahraini women progress  held its last meeting at the Supreme Council for Women (SCW) headquarters in Riffa. The session discussed the preliminary report which focuses on assessing the participants i ...
  • SCW Secretary General receives Egyptian ambassador
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    20   January   2020
    ​Secretary General of the Supreme Council for Women (SCW) Hala Al Ansari received today newly-appointed Egyptian Ambassador to Bahrain Yasser Mohammed Amed Shaban. She welcomed him, wishing him success in his new duties. She lauded deep-rooted relations between both countries and growing cooperat ...
  • Bahraini women impressively assert themselves in financial sector
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    14   January   2020
    ​As Bahrain celebrates the centenary of the establishment of the banking sector, the contributions of Bahraini women have become more salient in various areas of this sector that includes traditional and Islamic banks and retail banks.   Bahraini women have also asserted a prominent presen ...
  • HM King, HRH Princess Sabeeka exchange congratulations on national days
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    12   January   2020
    ​His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa exchanged cables of congratulations with Her Royal Highness Princess Sabeeka bint Ibrahim Al Khalifa, Wife of His Majesty the King and President of the Supreme Council for Women (SCW), marking the kingdom’s celebrations of the anniversary of the establishm ...
  • SCW Secretary-General receives French MP
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    25   November   2019
    ​Secretary-General of the Supreme Council for Women (SCW), Hala Al-Ansari, received French MP and Chairperson of the Bahraini-French Friendship Society, Béatrice Piron, at the SCW’s headquarters in Riffa.    Al-Ansari expressed the SCW’s constant interest in taking advantage of the French ...
  • HRH Princess Sabeeka issues edict re-appointing SCW's Vice-President
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    20   November   2019
    ​Her Royal Highness Princess Sabeeka bint Ibrahim Al Khalifa, Wife of HM the King and President of the Supreme Council for Women (SCW), issued Edict 1/2019. According to the edict, Shaikha Mariam bint Hassan Al Khalifa was re-appointed as Vice-President of the SCW for a three-year term. ...
  • Supreme Council for Women unveils unified framework
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    19   November   2019
    ​A unified framework for counseling services and family awareness-enhancing has been announced today in Bahrain. The Supreme Council for Women (SCW) unveiled details of the blueprint under the theme “Strengthening family cohesion as a gateway to community stability”. The roadmap was announced dur ...
  • SCW Chief meets hackathon teams
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    14   November   2019
    ​Supreme Council for Women (SCW) Secretary-general Hala Al-Ansari has today met the twelve teams which took part in the first scientific women’s hackathon, which aims to encourage competition and innovation. The Supreme Council for Women (SCW) launched the competition titled “Challenge and Innova ...