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Global Award for Women´s Empowerment

New York - Supreme Council for Women in Bahrain launch Her Royal Highness Princess Sabeeka bint Ibrahim Al Khalifa’s Global Award for Women´s Empowerment More

  • Princess Sabeeka Bint Ibrahim Al Khalifa Biography

    Born in the city of Muharraq in the palace of her paternal grandfather, the late Shaikh Mohammed bin Isa bin Ali Al Khalifa. She was brought up in the city of Riffa in the care of her maternal grandfather. More

  • Global Award for Women´s Empowerment

    Her Royal Highness Princess Sabeeka Bint Ibrahim Al Khalifa has launched and led several initiatives to enhance the quality of life of Bahraini families with limited income or special needs in an effort to further ensure stability and social security. More

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Silence is not acceptance

For this year's 16 Days of Activism against Gender Violence, UN Women's Regional Office for Arab States launched a campaign to challenge the social acceptance of violence against women and girls under the title of "Silence Is Not Acceptance." Several Arab celebrities joined the campaign and created videos to advocate its cause including Tunisian singer Ghalia Benali, Syrian actress Kinda Alloush, Egyptian scriptwriter Mariam Naoum and Egyptian musician Khaled Dagher.