The National Archives participates with lectures on (Zayed and Women’s Progress) on the occasion of the Emirati Women’s Day

The National Archives participates with lectures on (Zayed and Women’s Progress) on the occasion of the Emirati Women’s Day

The National Archives participates with lectures on (Zayed and Women’s Progress) on the occasion of the Emirati Women’s Day


The National Archives prepares for the celebration of the Emirati Women’s Day through a number of lectures on “Sheikh Zayed and Women’s Progress” which focus mainly on women’s achievements, thanks to the vision of the founding leader Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan and the support of the wise leadership. In fact, women managed to achieve significant progress, make quantum leaps and transformations through their contribution in all fields due to the trust and empowerment vested in them.
The lectures on Sheikh Zayed’s interest in women and their achievements in line with his vision, were delivered by researchers and specialists from the NA at a large number of UAE official entities.
In performing its role, the NA strives to support Emirati women empowerment, develop their potential and overcome any obstacles hindering their contribution in all fields so they could hold their rightful status and set an honorable example for women leadership at all forums. The NA supports enhancing Emirati women potential for facing challenges and promoting the national identity values that instill the culture of tolerance and open dialogue.
The lectures discuss the role of both the founding leader Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan and Her Highness Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak, Mother of the UAE in supporting, developing and empowering Emirati women and how this significant interest had led women to reach a distinguished position and be a source of pride and admiration for turning challenges into accomplishments.
The lectures reflect the wise leadership's support for women which helped to turn their challenges into achievements as they made their way through the local level and exceeded that to invade the global level with their high competencies.
The NA’s lectures come in line with Women’s Day celebration which coincides with the inception of the Women's Union on 28/8/1975. They also highlight the importance of Emirati women’s role, contribution and efforts in various social and economic fields, as a result of the efforts of Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan, the initiator of Emirati women development, who shared their concerns and was their prime supporter who helped them to overcome any obstacle hindering their progress and contribution in their nation's affairs.
The lectures " Zayed and Women's progress" tackle Sheikh Zayed’s vision for UAE women situation during his auspicious reign and his interest in all their affairs whether as mothers, wives or sisters who have their own aspirations, rights and duties. The Emirati women development journey stands as an exceptional achievement in the UAE and Arab World because they managed to achieve academic and career advancements and reach great status during Sheikh Zayed’s reign.
Furthermore, Sheikh Zayed placed great importance on women’s education, which he considered one of the key factors for development and increasing female education rates among school students, as well as university and college graduates. He regarded education as an essential requirement for women who strive to support their fellow-men through the journey towards advancement and development.