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Women's union to host US youth delegation

A delegation from the American National Council of Youth including 20 Muslim women will be visiting the General Women's Union next Sunday.

  • Staff Report
  • Published: 23:38 January 8, 2009
  • Gulf News

Abu Dhabi: A delegation from the American National Council of Youth including 20 Muslim women will be visiting the General Women's Union next Sunday.

The delegation will tour the headquarters in the capital and meet leading Emirati women to get a closer view of women's issues in the UAE and recent developments in the women's sphere.

The visit is part of a cooperation strategy between the Union and other women organisations worldwide.

The information centre for technology in the General Women's Union will start a training session on ICDL for 15 women next Sunday. The session will last for one month and graduates will receive a certificate approved by the Ministry of Education.

The centre which was launched on March 2000 focuses on qualifying women academically and particularly in the field of technology.

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