UN Women – United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women

Arab States/North Africa

Global Award for Women's Empowerment

The call for applications for the Global Award for Women’s Empowerment opened on 1 April 2018 and will run through 31 August 2018 (GMT+3). 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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Understanding Masculinities: IMAGES MENA Regional Film

These four men are championing gender equality in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA). From Egypt to Lebanon, Morocco, and Palestine, their stories of being involved fathers, supporting women in business, and promoting gender equality more broadly challenge stereotypes of men in the region. Learn more about the study here

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