Sheikha Fatima is pioneer of women's and humanitarian work

  • Monday 19, August 2019 09:19 PM
  • Sheikha Fatima is pioneer of women's and humanitarian work
Sharjah 24 – WAM: Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak, Chairwoman of the General Women's Union (GWU), President of the Supreme Council for Motherhood and Childhood, and Supreme Chairwoman of the Family Development Foundation (FDF), is the pioneer of women's and humanitarian work in the UAE and abroad through her support to women everywhere through various projects and initiatives.
Noura Al Suwaidi, Director of the General Women's Union, said on World Humanitarian Day, which is commemorated on 19th August every year, that Sheikha Fatima has been instrumental in providing humanitarian aid to all the needy women, children and the elderly who have been affected by natural disasters or wars.

She also pointed out that the humanitarian work done through the Fatima bint Mubarak volunteer programme has reached the needy in dozens of African and Asian countries.

Al Suwaidi stated that World Humanitarian Day is an occasion to pay tribute to the women working in this field and providing assistance to those in need.

She said that the achievements of Sheikha Fatima, the mother of the UAE, in empowering women and providing material and moral support to them and launching humanitarian initiatives and campaigns have helped tens of thousands of women, children and the elderly, who were injured in wars and humanitarian disasters and displaced by hunger, fatigue and disease.