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Emirati Women’s Day is celebrated annually in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) on August 28. The annual UAE celebration is dedicated to honoring Emirati women’s achievements and contributions to the country’s development and progress. Emirati Women’s Day serves as a platform to recognize women’s instrumental role in various sectors like government, business, education, healthcare, and more. Emirati women have achieved remarkable feats in arts, business, science, and almost every other field and have played a pivotal role in shaping the United Arab Emirates into what it is today! As we celebrate Emirati Women’s Day 2023, here’s all you need to know about the history and significance of the special day.

Emirati Women’s Day History

According to records, Emirati Women’s Day was founded in 2015 by Her Highness Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak, also known as ‘The Mother of the Nation’. The General Women’s Union of the United Arab Emirates was founded on this day. This day recognizes Emirati women’s efforts and accomplishments in shaping the United Arab Emirates.

Emirati Women’s Day Significance

Over the years, Emirati women have made remarkable strides in various fields. Emirati Women’s Day aims to encourage dialogue about the challenges that women face and how these challenges can be addressed to promote greater gender parity. On Emirati Women’s Day, several events, including seminars, workshops, and cultural activities, focus on Emirati women’s achievements and their continued contributions to the nation’s growth.

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