Dubai Women Establishment (DWE) in collaboration with the Supreme Legislation Committee of Dubai has launched legislation Labs for empowering women that are lab design specially for women. These labs seek to develop new legislation to enhance the social participation of the women in Emirates.
The labs initiative launched on the occasion of Emirati Women’s day and will address various aspects of women in society including participation in society, the Protection of women and health and wellbeing, their personal status law, and women in the economy.
Mona Al Marri, Chairperson of the Board of Directors of Dubai Women Establishment said that we are pleased to build a collaboration with Dubai’s Supreme Legislation Committee. These initiatives demonstrate the directives of Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai to enhance the government performance by strengthening the partnership between government entities.
She further added that the women empowering labs has the goal of enhancing the legal framework to support the advancement and welfare of the women in Dubai. They will work to focus on the implementation of the women-specific legislation and will frame new legislation focused on women. By identifying possible discrimination in the legislation and providing alternatives, the initiative will seek to put efforts to introduce new legislation that will enhance the Emirate’s global standing.
Ahmed Saeed bin Meshar Al Muhairi, Secretary-General of the Supreme Legislation Committee of Dubai said that women-specific legislation lab will contribute to the development of Dubai legislative in line sith UAE leadership commitment to empowering women participation in social, economic, political, diplomatic cultural and legal spheres.
He also highlighted the important role of this initiative plays in introducing new legislation that will address women’s problems and will help them achieve their ambitions while strengthening the legislative Environment needed to empower women to be active partners in national development.
Shamsa Saleh, CEO of Dubai Women Establishment said that the women-specific legislation labs aim to propose laws and provide recommendations to enhance the legislative framework in favor of women.
She expressed her pride in the exceptional achievement of Emirati Women in various fields which have been made possible due to the support of UAE leadership.