UAE aims for greater political empowerment of Emirati women

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UAE aims for greater political empowerment of Emirati women

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A special session at the FNC highlighted Emirati women’s parliamentary achievements over the past 50 years.

Country on target towards 50% female representation in Federal National Council.

Abu Dhabi: The Ministry of State for Federal National Council Affairs (MFNCA) has organised a dialogue session to promote political participation among Emirati women.

Organised in cooperation with the General Secretariat of the Federal National Council (FNC) and the General Women’s Union (GWU), the session was held at the FNC headquarters in Abu Dhabi, and highlighted the Emirati women’s parliamentary achievements over the past 50 years.

Tariq Hilal Lootah, undersecretary of the MFNCA, said that Emirati women are strategic partners in nation-building and are surging ahead in the march towards the UAE’s next 50 years towards development and prosperity.

Click here to read the full article published by Gulf News on 12 September 2022.

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