Reem Binkaram speaks at the Women’s Economic Empowerment Global Summit in Sharjah on Tuesday.
Inayat-ur-Rahman, Chief Business Reporter
The UAE has made significant progress in its mission to empower women in the workforce across various sectors and the nation’s women can today be classified as role models for the rest of the world.
Reem Binkaram, Director, NAMA Women Advancement Establishment, told Gulf Today, during an exclusive interview that women are an essential part of society, who contribute to the transformation of society.
She lauded the visionary role of His Highness Sheikh Dr Sultan Bin Mohammad Al Qasimi, Member of the Supreme Council and Ruler of Sharjah and Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher Bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, Chairperson of NAMA of providing freedom, facilities and supporting women empowerment initiatives.
“Today, the second edition of the Women’s Economic Empowerment Global Summit (WEEGS 2019) kicked off in Sharjah. The main concept behind hosting this mega event is to explore ways to encourage women to be more economically active.”
Following the footsteps of the UAE government which has proved to be an excellent model for women’s empowerment, the Pakistan Association Dubai (PAD) has set up a Ladies Forum to empower women of the society by discovering their hidden talents, honing their skills and helping them overcome struggles.
Under the theme, ‘Drivers of Change’, the second edition of the Women’s Economic Empowerment Global Summit (WEEGS) will address the significance of legislation in accelerating women’s empowerment and gender equity in the private sector.
Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher Bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, wife of the Ruler of Sharjah and Chairperson of NAMA Women Advancement Establishment (NAMA),
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