The UAE has been praised for being the Middle East and North Africa’s most advanced nation in terms of women’s empowerment, according to Iva Hamel, the World Bank Representative there. She applauded the UAE for its dedication to advancing women’s roles in society and economic prospects.
According to Hamel’s statement to the Emirates News Agency (WAM), the UAE has taken ground-breaking steps to improve its position in the region’s gender balance and is the first nation in the Middle East and North Africa to offer parental leave for fathers. Also, the government has passed laws that guarantee women receive equal pay and forbid gender-based discrimination in the workplace.
In the most recent World Bank report, which tracks countries’ efforts to create laws to achieve women’s economic empowerment, Hamel emphasized that the UAE has maintained its advanced position.
In addition, the UAE recently established the UAE Gender Balance Council in partnership with the World Bank as a regional hub for gender balance promotion. Ing for a few hours. It’s an excellent place to start—a Planned. Suppose you’ve about., ing to, and for, and a brief period, for the a-t a.
The establishment of the UAE Gender Balance Council, Hamel emphasized in his conclusion, was a timely action and will continue to be a crucial tool in advancing gender balance efforts in the region.