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  • HRH Princess Sabeeka bint Ibrahim Al Khalifa congratulates Dr Jameela Al Salman on Arab Medical Award
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    12   May   2021
    Her Royal Highness Princess Sabeeka bint Ibrahim Al Khalifa, Wife of His Majesty the King and Supreme Council for Women (SCW) President, sent a cable of congratulations to  Salmaniya Medical Complex (SMC) Consultant in infectious diseases, Geriatrics and internal medicine, Member of the Nation ...
  • HRH Princess Sabeeka congratulates Dr. Shaikha Rana bint Isa
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    05   May   2021
    ​ 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 SCW member, Dr. Shaikha Rana bint Isa bin Daij Al Khalifa on the issuance of a royal decree appointing her Secret ...
  • SCW launches 'Women's Support Centre' Application
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    25   April   2021
    ​The Supreme Council for Women (SCW) has launched the “Women’s Support Centre” Application that provides integrated services and consultations to beneficiaries.The move is within the framework of the SCW’s keenness to constantly develop the services it delivers through the Women’s Support Centre an ...
  • SCW Secretary-General holds virtual meeting with new RUW President
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    22   April   2021
    ​Secretary-General of the Supreme Council for Women (SCW), Hala Al-Ansari, today held a virtual meeting with the new President of the Royal University for Women (RUW), Dr. Yusra Mouzughi.The two sides reviewed areas of cooperation between the SCW and the RUW, in addition to the RUW’s role in prepar ...
  • Supreme Council for Women lines up Ramadan programme
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    10   April   2021
    ​​ The Supreme Council for Women (SCW) has lined a programme marking the holy month of Ramadan. Themed “Bahrain Bkhir Thanks to You”, features a string of activities aimed to support domestic and social stability and bolster women’s role in serving their families and country under all cir ...
  • SCW Chief holds remote meeting the legislative branch
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    07   April   2021
    ​​​The Coordination Committee set up by the Supreme Council for Women (SCW) and the legislative branch of government to integrate women’s needs in development policies  a remote meeting via video conference. The virtual session was chaired by SCW Secretary-General Hala Al Ansari in the pr ...
  • Bahrain attends Commission on the UN Status of Women closing session
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    04   April   2021
    ​Bahrain has affirmed its support for the UN (CSW) and its efforts to ensure the full and effective participation of women around the world in public life, the elimination of violence against women, and the achievement of gender balance. During his participation in the closing session of the 6 ...
  • Standard Chartered Bank launches “SC Women in Tech Bahrain – cohort 2”
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    03   April   2021
    ​Standard  Chartered Bank (SCB) has announced the launch of the “SC Women in Tech Bahrain – cohort 2”, in cooperation and coordination with the Supreme Council for Women (SCW) and the Bahrain FinTech Bay.The programme aims to support female entrepreneurs and women-led new companies in Bahrain. ...
  • Davos: Bahrain ranks first in Gulf in economic participation, opportunities field
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    02   April   2021
    ​​​ The Kingdom of Bahrain ranked first in the Gulf and second in the Arab world in the field of economic participation and opportunities in the annual report of the World Economic Forum, Davos, on measuring the gender gap in 156 countries in the world. The accomplishment is considered a ...
  • Bahrain's keenness on implementation of UN-Habitat urbanisation plans stressed
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    28   March   2021
    ​Minister of Cabinet Affairs, Mohammed bin Ibrahim Al Mutawa, the Chairman of the National Committee for Information and Population, praised the national efforts to highlight the status of the Kingdom of Bahrain for the international community. He stressed the government’s interest in international ...
  • Youth Ministry, SCW discuss initiatives to achieve gender balance in sports field
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    27   March   2021
    ​Youth and Sports Affairs Minister, Ayman bin Tawfiq Al-Moayyad, held a remote meeting with the Secretary-General of the Supreme Council for Women (SCW), Hala Al-Ansari, with the participation of the members of the Youth Ministry’s Equal Opportunities Committee, and SCW members.The two sides review ...
  • HRH Princess Sabeeka congratulates Foreign Ministry's Undersecretary on ACSR award
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    26   March   2021
    ​Her Royal Highness Princess Sabeeka bint Ibrahim Al Khalifa, Wife of HM the King and President of the Supreme Council for Women (SCW), sent a cable of congratulations to the Undersecretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and SCW member, Dr. Shaikha Rana bint Isa Al Khalifa, on being granted the ...
  • SCW: Post-pandemic recovery plans should integrate women's needs
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    24   March   2021
    ​The Supreme Council for Women (SCW) has stressed that the national post-COVID-19 pandemic recovery plans should integrate the needs of women and their families.The SCW indicated that the post-pandemic plans should focus on re-creating opportunities to increase women’s access to decision-making pos ...
  • Bahraini women account for 49% of workforce, surpassing global average
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    20   March   2021
    ​​​Secretary-General of the Supreme Council for Women (SCW), Hala Al-Ansari, has revealed that Bahraini women account for 49% of the workforce in the kingdom, surpassing the global average for this indicator of 47%.She also pointed out that the rate of Bahraini women assuming executive positions ha ...
  • Bahrain implements 64% of SDG indicators related to women
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    17   March   2021
    ​​​​Bahrain has achieved 64% of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) indicators related directly to women, Supreme Council for Women Secretary-General Hala Al Ansari has said.Delivering Bahrain's speech remotely at the opening session of the sixty-fifth session of the Commission on the Status of ...
  • SCW participates in webinar on gender balance during pandemic
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    16   March   2021
    ​The Supreme Council for Women (SCW) has participated in a webinar themed “Gender Balance during COVID-19 Pandemic”, organised by the University of Bahrain (UoB), in collaboration with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).Director of Gender Balance Centre at the SCW, Rania Al-Jarf, Gende ...
  • Supreme Council for Women Secretary-General among women of influence in Arab world 2021
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    10   March   2021
    ​Supreme Council for Women Secretary-General Hala Al Ansari has been selected among the Women of Influence in the Arab World 2021 by the international CEO Magazine.Al Ansari was recognized for her role in creating and implementing plans, programs and initiatives for the advancement of Bahraini wome ...
  • French embassy celebrates International Women's Day
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    09   March   2021
    ​​​​​​​ French embassy has organized a seminar on International Women's Day, under the theme "Women as drivers of change in the GCC countries".The event hosted a vitality of exchanges that highlighted the essential importance of issues related to the empowerment of women in Bahrain, ...
  • HRH Princess Sabeeka congratulates Shura Council member
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    01   March   2021
    ​Her Royal Highness Princess Sabeeka bint Ibrahim Al Khalifa, Wife of His Majesty the King and Supreme Council For Women (SCW) President, sent a cable of congratulations to Shura Council Member, Chairperson of the Legislative and Legal Affairs Committee Dalal Jassim Al Zayed, on being conferred the ...
  • Lecture focuses on gender balance in National Action Charter, national laws
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    28   February   2021
    ​The Supreme Council for Women, in cooperation with the Legislation and Legal Opinion Commission, organized an online lecture entitled "Gender Balance in the National Action Charter and National Laws and Legislation"The lecture reviewed how the Charter and the 2002 Constitution of the Kin ...
  • Fin-Tech Bahrain Committee holds second meeting
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    17   February   2021
    ​Supreme Council for Women (SCW)’s member, HH Shaikha Hessa bint Khalifa Al Khalifa, today chaired the second meeting of the Financial Technology (Fin-Tech) Bahrain Committee.The meeting was held remotely, with the participation of the committee members.The meeting reviewed the committee’s vision b ...
  • SCW participates in Arab Women Committee's 40th session
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    16   February   2021
    ​The Kingdom of Bahrain, represented by the Supreme Council for Women (SCW), has participated in the 40th session of the Arab Women Committee, and the Regional Preparatory Meeting of the 65th session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women (CSW65-2021), held on the sidelines of the 40 ...
  • HM King congratulated by HRH Princess Sabeeka bint Ibrahim Al Khalifa
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    14   February   2021
     His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al-Khalifa received a cable of congratulations from Her Royal Highness Princess Sabeeka bint Ibrahim Al-Khalifa, Wife of HM the King and President of the Supreme Council for Women, on the 20th anniversary of the National Action Charter (NAC).HRH Princess Sabeeka ...
  • Justice Ministry, SCW and SJC hold coordination meeting
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    06   February   2021
    ​Justice, Islamic Affairs and Endowments Minister, Shaikh Khalid bin Ali Al Khalifa, the Secretary-General of the Supreme Council for Women (SCW), Hala Al-Ansari, and Puisne Judge at the Court of Cassation, Ma'asuma Abdulrasul, held a remote coordination meeting, as part of cooperation among the th ...
  • HM King to patronise Bahraini Women's Day 2021
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    31   January   2021
    ​Under the patronage of His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, the Supreme Council for Women (SCW) will celebrate the Bahraini Women’s Day 2021, coinciding with the 20th anniversary of the SCW’s establishment as a national monument concerned with following up on the advancement of Bahraini ...
  • SCW Secretary General holds virtual meeting with French ambassador
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    30   January   2021
    ​Secretary General of the Supreme Council for Women (SCW), Hala Al Ansari, has stressed readiness of SCW, under the presidency of HRH Princess Sabeeka bint Ibrahim Al Khalifa, Wife of HM the King, to export its experience in the field of equal opportunities and gender balance. She pointed out that ...
  • HRH Princess Sabeeka issues edicts appointing Directors at SCW Secretariat General
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    28   January   2021
    ​Her Royal Highness Princess Sabeeka bint Ibrahim Al Khalifa, Wife of His Majesty the King and President of the Supreme Council for Women (SCW), issued a number of edicts appointing Directors at SCW’s Secretariat General.The edicts issued successively throughout December 2020 and January 2021 appoi ...
  • Supreme Council for Women, Derasat to conduct survey on family cohesion
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    26   December   2020
    ​The Supreme Council for Women (SCW) and the Bahrain Center for Strategic, International and Energy Studies "Derasat” have agreed to conduct a survey on family cohesion and stability in Bahrain.The survey will measure the extent of family cohesion and will include recommendations that would en ...
  • Bahrain women's crucial role in confronting COVID-19 hailed
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    25   December   2020
    ​Bahraini women have been playing a crucial role in confronting the coronavirus pandemic through their commitment and endeavors alongside men, Supreme Council for Women Secretary-General Hala Al Ansari has said.Such dedication and commitment by Bahraini women are well recognized and they reflect st ...
  • HRH Crown Prince and Prime Minister congratulated by SCW Secretary-General
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    23   December   2020
    ​His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, the Crown Prince and Prime Minister, received a cable of congratulations from Supreme Council for Women Secretary-General, Hala Al-Ansari, on his appointment as Prime Minister.Al-Ansari extended his deepest congratulations to HRH the Crown Pri ...