Bahraini women’s advancement developments highlighted


Secretary-General of the Supreme Council for Women (SCW), Hala Al-Ansari, said that Bahrain realised early on, and through the National Plan for the Advancement of Bahraini Women which was first devised about 20 years ago, that national development would not be possible unless it was based on the principles of equal participation of women and men in public life, and the integration women’s needs in the national development programmes. Al-Ansari made the statements during her participation in a webinar organised remotely by the Bahraini Ministry of Foreign Affairs, represented by the Bahrain Embassy to US, in cooperation with the Wilson Centre, marking the 25th anniversary of the Fourth World Conference on Women in Beijing, China, and the adoption of the “Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action”. During the more...