All About Emirati Women's Day
United Arab Emirates Celebrate Emirati Women's Day in 2022
Women play an important role in UAE society. Gone are the days when women were confined to the four walls of the house. They now play a crucial role in every aspect of society. Women have come a long way from holding prominent governmental positions to representing the country in the United Nations.
To celebrate womanhood and honor Emirati women's achievements in the society, Emirati women's day is celebrated every year on August 28th. This year, this special day highlights UAE's journey in women empowerment over the past 50 years. The day also aims to promote the bright image of Emirati women and encourage them to contribute more to society.
History of Emirati Women’s Day
The Emirati women's day was first observed by the Mother of the nation, Her Highness Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak in 2015. This particular day is observed to recognize the effort of Emirati women in shaping the modern country. The day aims to honour the remarkable achievement of Emirati women over the past 50 years and also encourage them to achieve their dreams in the future.
Gender inequality or bias still exists in society. By celebrating Emirati women's day, the role of women in the social, economic, political and cultural landscape of the country is brought to the forefront. This helps to bridge the gender gap that exists in society.
How to make Emirati women's day extra special?
Emirati women’s day is not a holiday in the country. But various deals and offers are provided to make the day extra special for all.
Dubai Creek Gold Residence offers a staycation package with access to a spa treatment, group yoga and manicure and pedicure. You can also have a relaxing time at the Amara pool and spa and also use their steam and sauna facilities.
Several restaurants and hotels in the Emirate offer special dinner packages to celebrate Emirati women's day. You can head to The Crossing for a fine dining experience or relish the buffet dinner at Turquoise. If you want to indulge in a Japanese gastronomic adventure, visit the NIRI restaurant and bar for their delicious a la carte menu.
Online flower shop Dubai offers unique bouquets to celebrate Emirati women's day. You can select from an array of flowers like roses, tulips and hydrangeas sourced fresh from farms around the world. The flower shop in Dubai also offers special flower arrangements in vases and beautiful containers to celebrate this special day.
If online flower delivery is not your cup of tea, you can purchase directly from the Dubai mall flower shop.
Emirati women's day is not just about celebration. It is also about contributing to society. You can donate to a women's shelter or charity organization that works for the upliftment of women. Another way to celebrate this special day is to contribute to women-owned businesses and small enterprises.
The Emirates Motor Sports Organization is hosting an Abaya rally in Abu Dhabi. This is an all-women car rally at the Al Raha beach hotel. Women dressed in abayas and sheilas will get together at the Yas Marina circuit to celebrate this special day. The rally will also mark keynote addresses by notable women and an Abaya fashion show.
The role of Emirati women in shaping the modern UAE is commendable. The concept of gender equality and women empowerment has encouraged several Emirati women to come forward and contribute to the growth and development of the country.