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  • 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 ...
  • Supreme Council for Women holds training programme
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    14   November   2019
    ​The Supreme Council for Women (SCW) held a training programme themed “Gender Balance and Industrial Development”. The five-day scheme, which was held at the SCW headquarters in Riffa, was coordinated with the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO). Participants f ...
  • HRH Princess Sabeeka chairs SCW meeting
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    11   November   2019
    ​Her Royal Highness Princess Sabeeka bint Ibrahim Al Khalifa, Wife of His Majesty the King and President of the Supreme Council for Women (SCW), extended heartfelt thanks and gratitude to His Majesty the King marking conclusion of the 6th session of SCW. She praised the royal support to the co ...
  • HM King issues royal orders appointing SCW's members
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    11   November   2019
    ​His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa today issued Royal Order 59/2019, appointing the members of the Supreme Council for Women (SCW) in its seventh session. The appointed SCW’s members include Dr. Shaikha Mariam bin Hassan Al Khalifa, Hala Mohammed Jaber Al-Ansari, Shaikha Zain bint Khal ...
  • a press conference to announce the launch of the 6th session of HRH Princess Sabeeka bint Ibrahim Al Khalifa Award for Bahraini Women Empowerment
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    15   June   2019
    ​The Supreme Council for Women (SCW) Secretariat General will hold tomorrow Sunday (June 16) a press conference to announce the launch of the 6th session of HRH Princess Sabeeka bint Ibrahim Al Khalifa Award for Bahraini Women Empowerment. The biennial award is granted to the best ministries, publi ...
  • HRH Princess Sabeeka patronises opening of Children's Academy new building
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    13   March   2019
     Her Royal Highness Princess Sabeeka bint Ibrahim Al Khalifa, Wife of His Majesty the King and President of the Supreme Council for Women (SCW), patronised today the opening ceremony of the new building of the Children's Academy, in West Riffa. In a statement marking the occasion, she stressed ...
  • SCW chief meets Irish minister
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    13   March   2019
     Supreme Council for Women (SCW) Secretary-General Hala Al-Ansari held talks with Irish Minister of State for Equality, Immigration and Integration David Patrick Stanton.The meeting was on the sidelines of the 63rd session of the The Commission on the Status of Women (CSW), ...
  • Princess Sabeeka Global Award for Women's Empowerment's winners ' announcement ceremony held
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    11   March   2019
    ​​​​​​​Her Royal Highness Princess Sabeeka bint Ibrahim Al Khalifa, wife of HM the King, President of the Supreme Council for Women, expressed happiness that HRH Princess Sabeeka Global Award for women's Empowerment has reached the stage of announcing the winners after three years of careful and pa ...
  • Boosting water safety in Bahrain discussed
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    23   February   2019
    ​Secretary General of the Supreme Council for Women (SCW) Hala Al Ansari received President of the Royal Organisation for Rescue and Water Safety Shaikha Najla bint Hamad bin Ibrahim Al Khalifa. They discussed cooperation and the possibility to launch quality training programmes to achieve common g ...
  • HRH Princess Sabeeka receives IPU President
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    20   January   2019
    ​ 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 at SCW headquarters, in Riffa, President of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) Gabriela Cuevas Barron and her accompanying delegation. ...
  • HRH Princess Sabeeka receives Royal Court Special Envoy
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    14   January   2019
    ​ Her Royal Highness Princess Sabeeka bint Ibrahim Al Khalifa, Wife of HM the King and President of the Supreme Council for Women (SCW), received here today the Special Envoy at the Royal Court, Samira Ebrahim bin Rajab, who presented her with a copy of her book, “Arabs at the Crossroads”. &# ...
  • HRH Princess Sabeeka receives Speaker
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    14   January   2019
    ​ 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 at SCW headquarters Representatives Council Speaker Fawzia bint Abdullah Zainal. She lauded the achievements of Bahraini women, hailing s ...
  • 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 ...