Abu Dhabi Crown Prince reaffirms commitment to gender equality in UAE

Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed celebrates the achievements of women everywhere on March 8

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Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces, on Tuesday reaffirmed the country's commitment to diversity and gender equality in the Emirates and globally on Tuesday.

Posting photos of himself with a delegation of women representatives of UAE society on social media, Sheikh Mohamed also shared a message of celebration to mark International Women's Day 2022.

“On International Women’s Day, we celebrate the achievements of women everywhere and reaffirm our long-standing commitment to advancing the principles of diversity and gender equality both in the UAE and around the world,” he wrote.

The day was marked at various events across the UAE, including the Forbes 30/50 summit in Abu Dhabi at which former US secretary of state Hillary Clinton spoke.

At Expo 2020 Dubai, Dr Anwar Gargash, diplomatic adviser to President Sheikh Khalifa, addressed the disparity between the public and private sectors when it came to women in the workforce.

Updated: March 08, 2022, 9:27 PM