‘Women Embracing Peace’ project of Bahrain Women Association – for Human Development participated to attain H.H Shaikh Isa bin Ali bin Khalifa Al-Khalifa Award -the honorary president of Good Word Society- for Bahrain’s Best Voluntary Project contest which was organized by Good Word Society on September 3rd 2016 in the Regency Hotel. During the ceremony BWA showcase the project and highlighted key achievements in front of the jury, and on the sidelines of the ceremony BWA presented their main publications. At the end of the event Good Word Society distributed certificates of participation to all participants in the competition.
It is worth mentioning that ‘Women Embracing Peace’ project was launched on International Day of Peace on 14th September 2013, the project stresses the need for women participation and improvement of their role in spreading the culture of peace and the importance of their contribution in peace-building and peace-making operations. This project aims to spread the “culture” of peace, upbringing new generations according to the values of peace, and women’s empowerment and building their leadership capabilities and their knowledge base to enhance their active and important role in peace-making and peace-building.