Her Highness Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak, President of the General Women’s Union, Chairwoman of the Supreme Council for Motherhood and Childhood, and Supreme Chair of the Family Development Foundation, directed that the slogan for the celebration of Emirati Women’s Day this year (planning for its fifty: women is a support for the homeland) and choosing the slogan of the year coincides with the emblem of the state, which It was announced by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, may God preserve him, and His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces, that 2020 is the year of the 50th year of preparation.
Her Highness stressed that Emirati women have managed during the past decades of the life of the state to prove to all of the various positions that they hold that they are responsible for the responsibility and that they are competent to be a support for her country in all circumstances, and that preparing for the next fifty years must be the daughter of the Emirates a strategic and pivotal partner in the process Looking forward to the future and contributing alongside her brother, the man, in drawing common features of the priorities that would contribute to building on the achievements and gains laid by the founders of the founding fathers of the state and whose career is completed by His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of May God protect him and his brothers, the rulers of the Emirates.
Her Highness added that planning for the fifty is an opportunity to carry out a review of the policies, legislations and initiatives issued by the various institutions to ensure that they take into account the emerging needs of women and upgrade them to ensure the quality of life for future generations on the one hand and create a generation capable of capabilities and capabilities that will complete the march and carry the flag to push the country to more achievements and progress in All regional and international forums on the other hand.
Her Highness indicated that the current conditions experienced by the state and the countries of the world due to the Corona pandemic (Covid 19) changed many development data and produced a set of challenges and opportunities to be included and taken into account when planning and preparing for the next fifty years, as the current conditions have produced fundamental changes in life styles From work and distance education, as well as changes in social relations, which requires conducting studies and research and evaluating this experience and its dimensions to benefit from it in developing the quality of services provided to women with all their characteristics in a way that ensures providing a supportive environment for them that enables them to balance between Social and developmental Doarha that will enhance the stability of the social fabric. Her Highness also praised the national cohesion witnessed by the state in the current circumstances between citizens and residents, women and men, and the integration of roles between them in order to ensure the safety and stability of the family and society.
At the conclusion of her statement, Her Highness Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak called .. .. all state institutions to dedicate the slogan (planning for fifty: women as a support for the homeland), which will be the slogan for celebrating the Emirati Women’s Day this year, which falls on August 28 within its plans and programs, especially in the framework of its current review of response plans Patriotism to ensure that the needs of women are included in it.
For her part, Noura Khalifa Al-Suwaidi, Director of the General Women’s Union said that linking Her Highness Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak, President of the General Women’s Union, President of the Supreme Council for Motherhood and Childhood, and the Supreme President of the Family Development Foundation, to the country’s motto between the planning of the fifty and that women support the homeland has deep meaning and significance, most important of which is affirmation The size of the responsibility placed on women to support and support the developmental efforts of the state in various sectors.
Al Suwaidi added in a statement on this occasion that the General Women’s Union will work in the coming period according to a participatory approach with its strategic partners in the government sector (federal and local) and the private sector and civil society institutions to review the national strategy for empowerment and women’s leadership 2015-2021 with the end of its timeframe and evaluation of its performance during The past years in order to come up with an updated strategy that includes achieving a balance between the emerging needs of women and government attitudes in accordance with international best practices in the field of women’s empowerment.
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