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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 in Morocco: Ahmed’s Story

For more stories, survey results, and what you can do to promote gender equality, see the International Men and Gender Equality Survey – Middle East and North Africa (IMAGES MENA), coordinated by Promundo and UN Women, at www.imagesmena.org. This film is one of a series of IMAGES MENA documentaries and dramatizations from Lebanon, Morocco, Egypt, and Palestine. Watch all of the films at www.imagesmena.org

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