SCW meets US Congress delegation

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Manama, May 31 (BNA): The Supreme Council for Women (SCW) General Secretariat met with a US Congress staff delegation and discussed women's issues and developments.

 The delegation is on a follow up visit as part of their engagement programme with the SCW.


SCW highlighted plans and initiatives to encourage further women advancement, including the National Gender Balance Model, laws, decisions, and legislation that guarantee their full rights.


The meeting also highlighted Bahraini women’s achievements over the course of 20 years.


The delegation enquired about Bahrain's progress in legislation and policy making aimed at boosting the status of women and enhancing their economic participation. The members of the delegation showed interest in benefitting from Bahrain's experience in this regard.

The delegation also noted keenness to learn more about progress gender balance policies in Bahrain.