Times of Oman
State Council hosts panel discussions to commemorate Omani Women’s Day
October 17, 2017 | 3:41 PM
by Times News Service
A number of council members, officials and employees of Oman Council attended the discussion. Photo - Supplied
 
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Muscat: The State Council hosted today a panel discussion titled "Omani Women, Achievement and Aspirations" under the patronage of Dr. Suad Mohammed Ali Sulaiman Al Lawati, State Council chairperson.

A number of council members, officials and employees of Oman Council attended the discussion.

The panel discussion covered varied themes related to Omani women's achievements and their future aspirations.

The panelists discussed topics, which included women's rights, reality and aspirations, the development of women's legal awareness of their rights and duties, the psychological empowerment of women and their role in enhancing their social status, as well as a focused on women and the challenges of the work environment.



The speakers at the panel discussion included Dr. Wafa Salim Ali Al Harassi who spoke on - Women's Rights "Reality and Aspirations".

Legislations related to Omani women and their compatibility with similar international legislations was the focus of the speech delivered by Maisa Zahran Al Ruqeshi – Public Prosecutor. Maimuna Al Sulaimani – Corporate Lawyer and Coach — Founder of Law and Life Project spoke on the development of legal awareness of women's rights and duties. She underscored the importance of setting goals for the women to follow to determine a clear direction of where they want to go.

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