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​ ​“We do not empower women, we empower society with women”

​Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum


His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai has been directing to the support and empowerment of women in the political, economic, social, professional, sports and many other fields, the UAE woman has never been a reference or just a number, but the strategic partner in the development, and she has proven that she is at the level of responsibility, with concrete achievements alongside with man.

DSC Vision:

Setting up a distinguished sporting community.

DSC Mission:

Investing the revenues as well as the capabilities to set up and ideal sporting sector to make of Dubai a pioneering milestone in sports.

Women and Sports Committee:

  • Mrs. Rowdah Al Mehrizi, President
  • ​Ms. Fawzia Faridoon, Committee Manager
  • Ms. Diala Ali, Member
  • Mrs. Maitha Shuaib, Member
  • Ms. Salha Al Basti, Member
  • Ms. Amina Elkhalidy, Committee reporter

Women and Sports in the Dubai Sports Council’s Strategy:

Under the directives of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of the Dubai Sports Council, women in sport have become a one of the main axis and goal of the Dubai Sports Council’s strategic plan, thus highly supported to reach international sports events.

Objectives:

  1. To spread awareness about women sports culture and its benefits in practicing sports and physical activity on health, spirit and work performance, and urging women to make of this attitude a lifestyle for herself and the whole family to prevent the contemporary diseases (such as diabetes, obesity and blood pressure..).
  2. Encourage women namely the employees in all sector categories in the emirate of Dubai to participate in the sport’s events, and any sport program that is boosting their skills by organizing workshops and giving courses to assure their qualification to sport’s management in cooperation with relevant institutions, and local and international sport’s federations.
  3. Encourage the participation of Dubai School girls in school sport’s events and educative programs, such as championships allocated to schools, and assuring the promising female players to join Dubai Sports Clubs to boost their talents and develop their athletic performance to take part in the national women's teams.
  4. Contribute to supporting the performance and achievements of the first women's teams in Dubai Sports Clubs, and qualifying players towards the post-retirement profession.

Tasks of the Committee:

  1. Contributing in preparing women to reach the level of competition locally and regionally, by providing them with the opportunity to practice sport at suitable venues for their practice.
  2. Cooperating and coordinating with the relevant bodies and institutions that would broaden the data base of women's sporting practice.
  3. Finding communication channels with local and foreign sports and media organizations and institutions for joint cooperation.



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