Saturday August 27, 2022

Sharjah Ladies Club celebrates the stellar role of the Emirati woman

Sharjah Ladies Club celebrates the stellar role of the Emirati woman

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Rlixa, Staff Reporter

Melinda Gates once said, “If you are successful, it is because somewhere, sometime, someone gave you a life or an idea that started you in the right direction.”

In the case of the Emirati women, the spark of encouragement and motivation comes from the leadership. The leaders believe in empowering the Emirati woman in all sectors.

The pioneering role of the leaders has even been emphasised by Khawla Al Serkal, Director General of Sharjah Ladies Club, who says that "all women’s achievements would not have been possible without the support of our wise leadership, as the contributions of Emirati women have become evident at different levels through the comprehensive support they receive, in continuation of the firm approach of the late Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan, "may God rest his soul."


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On the occasion of Emirati Women’s Day, celebrated on the 28th of August, under the theme “Inspiring Reality, Sustainable future”, Khawla Al Serkal states that Emirati women have strengthened their positions in various fields over the past 50 years and their participation will remain effective and significant to the process of developing and building the nation.

Sharjah Ladies Club celebrates the stellar role of the Emirati woman
Director General of Sharjah Ladies Club Khawla Al Serkal

She continued, "Part of our responsibilities at Sharjah Ladies Club and its branches, and in pursuit of the vision of Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher Bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, wife of the Ruler of Sharjah, Chairperson of Sharjah Ladies Club, we always strive to empower the role of women by providing a unique and integrated environment that ensures their privacy and gives them the opportunity to develop their capabilities through programmes, events and services provided.”

Al Serkal stressed on the importance of continuing the partnership between various entities to envision the development of women's capabilities and skills. "Our vision and goals at Sharjah Ladies Club are inspired by the emirate's culture, values and mission, on which basis we work to create a sustainable future for Emirati women to serve the community."

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