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  • Supreme Council for Women hosts discussion session
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    24   October   2018
    ​ The Supreme Council for Women (SCW) held a discussion session on gender equality in the field of future sciences.  The event focused on the reality of Bahraini women in the field of innovation and sciences, shedding light on development initiatives and programmes and the requirements of ...
  • Grand Quran Memorisation Competition's female winners honoured
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    21   October   2018
     Her Royal Highness Princess Sabeeka bint Ibrahim Al Khalifa, Wife of HM the King and President of the Supreme Council for Women (SCW), has deputised the SCW’s Deputy President, Dr. Shaikha Mariam bint Hassan Al Khalifa, to attend the award-distribution ceremony of the 23rd Bahrain Grand Quran ...
  • SCW discusses women's advancement plan
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    19   October   2018
    ​ The Secretariat-General of the Supreme Council for Women (SCW) held a preparatory working meeting at the SCW’s premises here yesterday.   The meeting, attended by the SCW’s members, discussed the results of the evaluation of the National Plan for the Advancement of Bahraini Women (2013- ...
  • Bahrain, UAE discuss equal opportunities, gender balance cooperation
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    17   October   2018
     A joint delegation of the equal opportunity committees of the Shura Council and the Supreme Council for Women (SCW), within its visit to the UAE, discussed with Secretary General of the UAE Gender Balance Council, Shamsa Saleh, cooperation and exchange of expertise in the field of equal oppor ...
  • Supreme Council for Women hails UNHRC membership
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    13   October   2018
    The Supreme Council for Women (SCW) hailed the election of Bahrain as member of the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) for the period 2019-2021.  In a statement today, it saluted the landmark achievement which crowns Bahrain’s dedicated efforts to respect and protect human rights, the corner ...
  • HRH Princess Sabeeka congratulates Shura member
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    12   May   2018
    ​Her Royal Highness Princess Sabeeka bint Ibrahim Al-Khalifa, Wife of His Majesty the King and President of the Supreme Council for Women (SCW) sent a cable of congratulations to Shura Council member Dalal Al-Zayed, who was honoured by the Arab Parliament, in recognition of her dedicated efforts du ...
  • HRH Princess Sabeeka congratulates award-winner
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    11   May   2018
    ​ Her Royal Highness Princess Sabeeka bint Ibrahim Al-Khalifa, Wife of His Majesty the King and President of the Supreme Council for Women (SCW) sent a cable of congratulations to journalist and media figure Sawsan Al-Shaer on winning the Arab Media Excellence Award in the television field, wh ...
  • HRH Princess Sabeeka award jury includes UN, legal, diplomatic figures
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    28   April   2018
     The international jury of the Princess Sabeeka bint Ibrahim Al Khalifa Global Award for Women Empowerment is headed by Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, the United Nations Undersecretary-General and Executive Director of UN Women who has worked in government and civil society, and with the private sect ...
  • SCW, BWU discuss cooperation
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    27   April   2018
     The Joint Committee between the Supreme Council for Women (SCW) and the Bahraini Women Union (BWU) held a meeting at the SCW’s premises in Riffa today. Held as part of efforts to activate the joint memorandum of understanding signed between the two sides, the meeting discussed are ...
  • HRH Crown Prince congratulated by wife of HM the King
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    09   April   2018
     HRH Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, Crown Prince, Deputy Supreme Commander and First Deputy Prime Minister, today received a cable of congratulations from HRH Princess Sabeeka bint Ibrahim Al Khalifa, wife of HM the King, President of the Supreme Council for Women, on the success of the 2 ...
  • HM King commends Bahraini women’s strides
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    21   March   2018
      His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al-Khalifa received today, at Al-Sakhir Palace, Her Royal Highness Princess Sabeeka bint Ibrahim Al-Khalifa, wife of HM the King and Supreme Council for Women (SCW) President, who submitted to HM the King the final report on the work of the National Commit ...
  • Bahraini women’s strides outlined
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    15   March   2018
     Bahraini women play a crucial curial in promoting their country’s development and progress.“Women in Bahrain have gone beyond conventional empowerment to become a major partners to reckon with”, said Supreme Council for Women (SCW) Secretary-General Hala Al-Ansari. She paid tribute to Bahrai ...
  • Princess Sabeeka Global Award participation announced
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    14   March   2018
     Participation in the Princess Sabeeka bint Ibrahim Al Khalifa Global Award for Women Empowerment has been officially announced. The announcement was made on the sidelines of the 62nd Session of the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women in the presence of Secretary General of the S ...
  • International Women’s Day marked
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    14   March   2018
     The Supreme Council for Women (SCW) marked the International Women’s Day, which falls on the 8th of March.  The SCW General Secretariat seized the annual occasion, which is observed worldwide, to line up a series of events in cooperation with relevant national entities. It held an event ...
  • HRH Princess Sabeeka opens Green pavilion
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    14   March   2018
     HRH Princess Sabeeka bint Ibrahim Al Khalifa, wife of HM the King, President of the Supreme Council for Women, today patronized the opening of the (Archaeologies of Green) pavilion, which highlighted Bahrain’s agricultural heritage at Milan Expo 2015.The pavilion was reconstructed nearby Shai ...
  • Bahraini women’s strides highlighted
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    05   March   2018
    ​ Supreme Council for Women (SCW) Secretary-General Hala Al-Ansari today received a delegation from the European Conservatives and Reformists Group (ECR), marking their visit to the Kingdom of Bahrain. She briefed the delegation on the establishment and goals of the council, led H ...
  • SCW holds training workshop
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    08   February   2018
     The Supreme Council of Women (SCW) has organized a training workshop on how to prepare women-supportive programmes in women societies, as part of the Supreme Council’s cooperation with the relevant civil society organisations (NGOs). Presented by Bahija Al Dlaimi, the workshop was ...
  • Princess Sabeeka announces Bahrain Women's Day 2018 theme
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    08   February   2018
    Her Royal Highness Princess Sabeeka bint Ibrahim Al Khalifa, Wife of HM the King and President of the Supreme Council for Women (SCW), has extended sincere congratulations to His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa on the 17th Anniversary of the National Action Charter. Chairing the s ...
  • SCW President opens Family Courts Complex
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    25   January   2018
     President of the Supreme Council for Women (SCW), HRH Princess Sabeeka bint Ibrahim Al Khalifa, today opened the Family Courts Complex at the Princess Sabeeka bint Ibrahim Al Khalifa Center in Al-Haniniyah, which is a new achievement aims to strengthen family stability. The SCW President ext ...
  • SCW stages workshop on international reporting
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    08   January   2018
     The Supreme Council for Women (SCW) has organised a workshop on "Mechanisms for preparing international reports related to women", including the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW). The workshop aimed at highlighting Bahrain's commitmen ...
  • HRH Princess Sabeeka receives Malaysian Premier's wife
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    19   December   2017
    ​Her Royal Highness Princess Sabeeka bint Ibrahim Al Khalifa, Wife of HM the King and President of the Supreme Council for Women (SCW), received at the SCW’s premises here today, the Wife of Malaysian Prime Minister, Datin Paduka Seri Hajjah Rosma Mansor, in the presence of HH Shaikha Mariam bint S ...
  • Princess Sabeeka receives UN Women executive director
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    10   December   2017
    ​Her Royal Highness Princess Sabeeka bint Ibrahim Al Khalifa, Wife of HM the King and President of the Supreme Council for Women (SCW), received the United Nations Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director of Entity for Gender Equality and Empowerment of Women (UN Women), Ms. Phumzile Mlambo-N ...
  • HRH Princess Sabeeka lauds royal support for Bahraini women
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    03   December   2017
    ​ Her Royal Highness Princess Sabeeka bint Ibrahim Al Khalifa, Wife of HM the King and President of the Supreme Council for Women (SCW), has extended deepest congratulations to men and women in Bahrain on the Bahraini Women’s Day, whose 10th anniversary is marked this year.“Today we are celebr ...
  • ArtBAB fair held in Mumbai
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    02   December   2017
    ​More than 20 Bahraini artists took part in the Art Bahrain Across Borders (Art BAB), held in Mumbai, India, in the presence of the President of the Shiv Sena Party, Uddhav Thackeray, and his son, Aditya Thackeray, the founder of the Yuva Sena, in addition to many officials and interested people. ...
  • Princess Sabeeka to patronise Bahraini Women's Day celebrations
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    30   November   2017
      Under the auspices of Her Royal Highness Princess Sabeeka bint Ibrahim Al Khalifa, Wife of His Majesty the King and President of the Supreme Council for Women (SCW), the SCW will officially celebrate the Bahraini Women’s Day 2017, under the theme “Women in the Engineering Field”. T ...
  • HRH Princess Sabeeka receives French Senate delegation
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    29   November   2017
     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 a delegation from the French Senate, in the presence of Shura Council Chairman Ali bin Saleh Al Saleh. She laud ...
  • HRH Princess Sabeeka honours award winners
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    22   November   2017
    ​Her Royal Highness Princess Sabeeka bint Ibrahim Al Khalifa, Wife of His Majesty the King and President of the Supreme Council for Women (SCW), stressed that her Award for Bahraini Women Empowerment, which was set up by a royal decree in 2004, has become a main tool for SCW to translate HM the Kin ...
  • Award winners to be announced on Wednesday
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    20   November   2017
    ​The recipients of Her Royal Highness Princess Sabeeka bint Ibrahim Al-Khalifa Award for Bahraini Women Empowerment will be announced on Wednesday (November 22). A ceremony will be held under the auspices of Her Royal Highness Princess Sabeeka bint Ibrahim Al-Khalifa, Wife of His Majesty the King a ...
  • HRH Princess Sabeeka hails late Aisha Yateem’s achievements
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    08   November   2017
     Her Royal Highness Princess Sabeeka bint Ibrahim Al Khalifa, Wife of HM the King and President of the Supreme Council for Women (SCW), has lauded the giving and dedication of the late Aisha Yateem, one of women’s work and voluntary work pioneers in Bahrain. HRH Princess Sabeeka praised t ...
  • HRH Princess Sabeeka to patronise key conference
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    04   November   2017
    ​​​ Bahrain Engineers Society will organise tomorrow at Isa Cultural Centre, in cooperation with the Supreme Council for Women (SCW), the Bahraini Women and Engineering Conference. The event will be held under the patronage of Her Royal Highness Princess Sabeeka bint Ibrahim Al Khalifa, Wife o ...