Arab-Chinese Women’s Forum held

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Arab-Chinese Women's Forum held

Arab-Chinese Women’s Forum held

(Abu Dhabi) – On the occasion of the opening of the Arab-Chinese Women’s Forum in Abu Dhabi under the theme, “Women’s Economic Empowerment”, and with the patronage of H.H. Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak, Chairwoman of the General Women’s Union, GWU, Supreme Chairwoman of the Family Development Foundation, FDF, and President of the Supreme Council for Motherhood and Childhood, the UN Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon, in a speech given via video, thanked H.H. Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak for her valuable contributions to the advancement of women in the UAE, and for the assistance she has given to many women outside the UAE.
The UN Secretary-General added that Sheikha Fatima has shown great commitment in addressing health-related issues, literacy, and other issues that have an impact on women, children and families. He also pointed out that the average life span of females born in the UAE today is equal to that of developed countries, crediting Her Highness for her keenness to ensure that all births taking place in the UAE are carried out under the supervision of professional specialists.
(Courtesy WAM)