Eng. Ebtisam Zaid member of “Unbounded Women” program in Bahrain Women Association for Human Development (BWA) participated in the NGO Forum on the Human rights of women and girls, which took place on the 4th and 5th of November 2012 in Amman, Jordan.
The Forum addressed the challenges facing women and girls rights in various areas and the role of national institutions and non-governmental organizations in the promoting gender equality, and exchanged experiences and best practices in this field. The forum discussed the challenges women and girls’ faces and the role of institutions in the setting appropriate strategies to overcome these challenges and capacity building for women and girls.
Regional workshops were held focusing on the role of civil society organizations in the elimination of violence against women and in empowering them to participate in the political, economic and cultural development.