In line with the objectives of His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, King of Bahrain to ensure that Bahraini women play prominent roles in society, Royal Decree No. (5) for 2004 (Arabic only) was issued to create Her Royal Highness Princess Sabeeka Bint Ibrahim Al Khalifa Award for Bahraini Women Empowerment . The award is given every two years to ministries and public and private entities that excel in supporting and empowering working Bahraini women.
The award highlights the Kingdom’s progress, showcasing how its focus evolved from being about women’s empowerment to the partnership balance between Bahraini women and men. It also enhances the mainstreaming of women’s needs and helps achieve greater gender balance. This approach has had a positive effect, as reflected in the rising levels of women’s participation in national development and prosperity.
The award also encourages United Nations (UN) member states to dedicate more effort to women’s empowerment, which provides an opportunity for the Kingdom to be recognized internationally and for its institutions and individuals to be celebrated for their achievements in the field.
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Content Last Updated: 24 Aug, 2023