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Sharjah Business Women Council signs MoU with Oxfam

Thursday December 08, 2011 10:42:56 PM, WAM

Sharjah: Sharjah Business Women Council (SBWC) Thursday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Oxfam GB, a member of an international confederation of 15 organisations working together in 98 countries.

The programme, known as "Intilaqah" Productive Woman Programme, aims to empower Emarati women working from homes.

The MoU was signed by Ameera Abdelrahim Binkaram, Sharjah Business Women Council chairperson and Dame Barbara Stocking, chief executive of Oxfam GB, at a reception held at Sharjah's Al Seef Palace .

Speaking on this occasion, Binkaram said, "Women's economic empowerment is an issue that is very important to the Sharjah Business Women Council. It is both for the community and our responsibility to enhance the productive women's' livelihood by helping them achieve economic independence while maintaining their self esteem and dignity".

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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