Press Releases 2024

Jawaher Al Qasimi visits Kanaf and affirms that Sharjah serves as a nurturing environment for every child

Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, wife of His Highness the Ruler of Sharjah and Chairperson of the Supreme Council for Family Affairs (SCFA), reiterated Sharjah’s unwavering commitment to child safety and rights during her visit to Kanaf, the UAE’s foremost child protection centre. Accompanied by Her Excellency Shamma bint Sohail Al Mazrui, […]


Jawaher Al Qasimi: In Sharjah, structures are built to empower the younger generations as they embody the essence of development

Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, the Chairperson of the Rubu’ Qarn Foundation for Creating Future Leaders and Innovators (Rubu’ Qarn), emphasised the pivotal role of nurturing children’s talents in the process of nation-building. In this regard, she underscored the strategic importance Sharjah places on stimulating children’s curiosity to foster innovative minds committed […]

Jawaher Al Qasimi inaugurates the Olympic Center for Women’s Sports

Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, Wife of The Ruler of Sharjah, and Chairperson of Sharjah Women’s Sports (SWS), inaugurated the Sharjah Olympic Sports Center for Women on Tuesday afternoon, marking a significant milestone in the development of women’s sports in the UAE. The center, affiliated with the Sharjah Women’s Sports Club, is […]

Jawaher Al Qasimi launches the 7th edition of the Arab Women Sports Tournament

Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, Wife of His Highness The Ruler of Sharjah, Chairperson of Sharjah Women’s Sports (SWS), officially inaugurated the much-anticipated 7th edition of the Arab Women Sports Tournament (AWST) on Friday. The opening ceremony, held at Al Majaz Amphitheatre in Sharjah, commenced with the raising of flags representing 15 […]

Jawaher Al Qasimi: Transforming the fate of refugees is not an afterthought. It’s a top priority on the global developmental agenda”

The current realities of the global refugee community are a window into our collective future, Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, wife of His Highness the Ruler of Sharjah, Chairperson of The Big Heart Foundation (TBHF) and UNHCR Eminent Advocate for Refugee Children, has emphasized, noting: “We are passionately committed to alleviating the […]

Jawaher Al Qasimi: TBHF’s initiatives in Egypt are a proof and continuation of the enduring friendship between the UAE and Egypt

Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher bint Mohammad Al Qasimi, wife of His Highness the Ruler of Sharjah and Chairperson of Sharjah-based global humanitarian organisation, The Big Heart Foundation (TBHF), recently visited Egypt where HH held meetings with officials overseeing various educational, health and development institutions that work in collaboration with TBHF. Sheikha Jawaher’s visit reaffirms Egypt’s […]

Jawaher Al Qasimi inspects strategic humanitarian initiatives during a visit to Cairo’s National Cancer Institute Hospital

Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, wife of His Highness the Ruler of Sharjah and Chairperson of UAE-based global non-profit The Big Heart Foundation (TBHF), conducted a comprehensive tour of the Southern Hospital within the National Cancer Institute (NCI) in Cairo. This state-of-the-art medical facility, aptly named the ‘Sheikha Jawaher Al Qasimi Building’ […]

Press Releases 2023

Asma Hassouni appointed as a Director of the Media Office of the Supreme Council for Family Affairs

Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher bint Mohamed Al Qasimi, Wife of His Highness the Ruler of Sharjah, Chairperson of the Supreme Council for Family Affairs, issued s resolution establishing the Media Office of the Supreme Council for Family Affairs, and appointing Asma Mohamed Hassouni as the Director of the Media Office. This resolution is part of […]

The Executive Office of Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher Al Qasimi involves the public in designing its unified digital platform

The Digital Transformation Department at the Executive Office of Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, Wife of His Highness the Ruler of Sharjah, has convened three focus group sessions with individuals from various segments of the Sharjah community, aiming to involve them in the process of designing the unified digital platform and gather […]

Jawaher Al Qasimi issues two administrative decisions promoting the Director of the Child Safety Department and the Director of the Health Promotion Department to the rank of Director General

The Wife of His Highness the Ruler of Sharjah, Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, Chairperson of the Supreme Council for Family Affairs in Sharjah, issued an administrative decision regarding the promotion of Her Excellency Hanadi Al Yafei, Director of the Child Safety Department at SCFA to the rank of Director General. Her […]

Jawaher bint Mohammed Al Qasimi issues two administrative decisions promoting Jawaher bint Abdullah Al Qasimi and Mariam Al Hammadi

The Wife of His Highness the Ruler of Sharjah, Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, Chairperson of Fann Media Art Organization has issued an administrative decision to promote Her Excellency Sheikha Jawaher bint Abdullah Al Qasimi to the Director General of Fann Organization. Concurrently, in her capacity as the Chairperson of The Big Heart […]

Jawaher Al Qasimi: Writers are Guardians of Language and Global Ambassadors of their Culture.

Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, wife of His Highness the Ruler of Sharjah and chairperson of the Supreme Council of Family Affairs (SCFA) Founder and honorary president of UAE Women Writers Association, emphasized the writers’ role as custodians of their language and cultural ambassadors to the world. Literature transcends cultural boundaries by […]

Jawaher Al Qasimi: Sharjah offers fertile grounds for science and knowledge to flourish 

Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, wife of His Highness the Ruler of Sharjah and Chairperson of the Supreme Council for Family Affairs (SCFA), has expressed great pride on the occasion of the inauguration of the University of Kalba, in the emirate’s coastal town. Her Highness opined that the opening of the university […]

Jawaher Al Qasimi Appoints Vice Chairperson of Sharjah Women’s Sports & CEO of Al Jawaher Reception and Convention Centre

Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher bint Mohamed Al Qasimi, Wife of His Highness the Ruler of Sharjah, Chairperson of Sharjah Women’s Sports, issued two resolutions designating H.E. Hanan Al Mahmoud as Vice Chairperson of Sharjah Women’s Sports, and Wafa Taymour, as the New Chief Executive Officer of Al Jawaher Reception and Convention Centre, effective 1st September […]

Jawaher Al Qasimi: Female Athletes Excel When Backed with Funding and Support

Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher bint Mohamed Al Qasimi, Wife of His Highness the Ruler of Sharjah, and Chairperson of Sharjah Women’s Sports, has underscored that the achievements of Emirati women across local and global sporting arenas in 2022-23 reflects the dedication of athletes when backed by a clear vision  and a winning strategy.  The Sharjah […]

Jawaher Al Qasimi: We must be leaders of our lives, not followers 

Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, Wife of His Highness the Ruler of Sharjah and Chairperson of the Supreme Council for Family Affairs (SCFA), has re-emphasised the critical role developmental institutions play in driving the continued growth and prosperity of communities amidst the ever-evolving changes and transformations modern societies encounter. Her Highness underscored […]

Jawaher Al Qasimi confers on Sultan bin Ahmed Al Qasimi the ‘Jawaher Medal of Honour’

HH Sheikha Jawaher bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, Wife of HH the Ruler of Sharjah, Chairperson of The Big Heart Foundation (TBHF) and UNHCR Eminent Advocate, has conferred on HH Sheikh Sultan bin Ahmed bin Sultan Al Qasimi, Deputy Ruler of Sharjah and the Humanitarian Envoy of TBHF, the prestigious ‘Jawaher Medal of Honour’, in recognition […]

Sultan Al Qasimi honours Talent Beyond Boundaries, winner of 7th Sharjah International Award for Refugee Advocacy and Support

His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Mohammed AlQasimi, Member of the Supreme Council and Ruler of Sharjah honoured Talent Beyond Boundaries (TBB), the winner of the 7th edition of the Sharjah International Award for Refugee Advocacy and Support (SIARA 2023) in the presence of Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, Chairperson of The […]

Sheikh Sultan & Jawaher Al Qasimi attend the opening of ‘Childhood Care Conference’

H.H. Dr. Sheikh Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, praised the efforts of the multi-sectoral UNESCO Regional Office in the Arab Countries and their continuous initiatives to support children in the Arab world, stressing that Sharjah always seeks to enhance cooperation in this field, and will continue to support […]

Jawaher Al Qasimi Appoints Reem Bin Karam Director General of Irthi

Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, wife of His Highness the Ruler of Sharjah and Chairperson of the Supreme Council for Family Affairs, issued a resolution designating H.E. Reem Abdul Rahman Bin Karam as Director General of the Irthi Contemporary Crafts Council. Reem Bin Karam, one of the most prominent women leaders in […]

NAMA Women Advancement launches ‘Jawaher Fund for the Advancement of Women’s Education’

Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher bint Mohammed AlQasimi, Wife of His Highness the Ruler of Sharjah and Chairperson of NAMA Women Advancement (NAMA), has stressed that in light of the transforming needs of modern economies and societies, enabling women worldwide seamless access to scientific and technical disciplines has become a critical component in fulfilling their right […]

Press Releases 2022

Sultan & Jawaher Al Qasimi inaugurate 5th Combined Gulf Cancer Conference

His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Mohammed AlQasimi, Member of the Supreme Council and Ruler of Sharjah, inaugurated the 5th Combined Gulf Cancer Conference (CGCC) today (Monday), in the presence of Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, wife of His Highness the Ruler of Sharjah, and Founder and Royal Patron of FOCP, International […]

Jawaher Al Qasimi, an inspiring example of what one individual can do to uplift the world

The recent recognition of Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher bint Mohammed bin Sultan Al Qasimi, Wife of His Highness The Ruler of Sharjah, Chairperson of the Supreme Council for Family Affairs (SCFA), Chairperson of The Big Heart Foundation (TBHF) and UNHCR’s first Eminent Advocate for Refugee Children, as the ‘Leading Personality of Social Work’ by the […]

Sultan, Jawaher Al Qasimi: Caring for sons and daughters of Sharjah top priority

His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, affirmed that caring for the sons and daughters of Sharjah is the main priority of His Highness. Such efforts come with the support and the participation of His Highness’s wife, Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, Chairperson […]

Jawaher Al Qasimi lauds Sharjah’s sustainability practices on visit to BEEAH Group’s new net-zero headquarters

Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, wife of His Highness the Ruler of Sharjah, and Chairperson of the Supreme Council for Family Affairs (SCFA) has hailed the emirate’s pioneering efforts in safeguarding and protecting the environment in line with national and global sustainable development principles and practices. Her Highness noted that the ongoing […]

Jawaher Al Qasimi visits ‘The Big Heart Educational Center’; meets students and teachers

Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, wife of His Highness the Ruler of Sharjah, Chairperson of The Big Heart Foundation (TBHF) and Eminent Advocate for Refugee Children at the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), has stressed that well informed individuals equipped with knowledge and sciences are the strong foundation that advances […]

Press Releases 2021

Jawaher Al Qasimi: The family is the compass guiding Sharjah’s journey of development

The second edition of the Child Safety Forum, organised by the Child Safety Department (CSD), an affiliate of the Supreme Council for Family Affairs in Sharjah (SCFA), opened on Wednesday morning with Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, Chairperson of SCFA, asserting that the “family is the compass guiding Sharjah’s journey of development […]

Jawaher Al Qasimi: We are committed to raising capable generations of young female leaders in the UAE

  Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, Chairperson of the UAE Girl Guides Association, has emphasised upon the importance of boosting investments in the nation’s girl scout movement so as to strengthen its foundational role in empowering future generations of Emirati women to shape promising futures; fully equipped with the knowledge and skillsets […]

UNHCR honours Jawaher Al Qasimi’s humanitarian leadership; renews confidence in her as Eminent Advocate for Refugee Children

  Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, Wife of the Sharjah Ruler, Chairperson of  The Big Heart Foundation (TBHF), and Eminent Advocate for Refugee Children at UNHCR, has highlighted that the refugee crisis is the most pressing humanitarian issue, and has the worst impact on displaced children left vulnerable to the harsh circumstances […]

SLC – Khorfakkan Ladies Club Branch welcomes Its members in Its new form

As part of the development plan of the city of Khorfakkan, Sharjah Ladies Club – Khorfakkan branch has completed maintenance and development works to become fully prepared to welcome back its members and visitors in its new and advanced form. Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, Wife of His Highness the Ruler of […]

Jawaher Al Qasimi: NAMA steering women’s socioeconomic journey

  Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, wife of the Sharjah Ruler, and Chairperson of NAMA Women Advancement Establishment (NAMA), has highlighted the vital role of business women in Sharjah and commended their key contributions as drivers of the emirate’s economic advancement. The passion, innovation and creative ideas of female business-owners and entrepreneurs […]

Jawaher Al Qasimi: Sharjah Ruler has planted seeds of knowledge to enable you to reap its fruits

  His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Member of the Supreme Council and Ruler of Sharjah, has designated the enhancement of children’s knowledge as a strategic pillar of the emirate’s cultural project, and books will play a vital role in enabling them to realise their aspirations and take the nation into the […]

Sheikha Jawaher approves restructuring of boards of Supreme Council for Family Affairs’ health associations

Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher Bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, wife of His Highness the Ruler of Sharjah and Chairperson of the Supreme Council for Family Affairs (SCFA), has issued administrative resolutions on the restructuring of the boards of directors of the health associations of the Health Promotion Department at the Supreme Council for Family Affairs. The […]

The Holy Quran Academy in Sharjah highlights the beauty of Islam, says Sheikha Jawaher

Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher Bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, wife of the Ruler of Sharjah and Chairperson of the Supreme Council for Family Affairs (SCFA), has reiterated the contribution of the Holy Quran to the development of human civilization for thousands of years, affirming that its teachings have paved the way for key milestones and human […]

Press Releases 2020

House of Wisdom model for future communities: Jawaher

Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher Bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, wife of the Ruler of Sharjah and Chairperson of the Supreme Council for Family Affairs, said that the newly inaugurated House of Wisdom (HoW), an iconic architectural marvel and Sharjah’s new cultural edifice, marks a new chapter in strengthening links between members of the community with their […]

Jawaher Al Qasimi: We must all share the responsibility of educating women around the world

Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, wife of His Highness the Ruler of Sharjah, Eminent Advocate for Refugee Children at the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), and Chairperson of The Big Heart Foundation (TBHF) has called on the international community to make education of refugee girls a top priority. Her Highness […]

Jawaher Al Qasimi announces AED 4.4 million of ‘Ameera Fund’ grant to fully equip two operation theatres in Peshawar cancer hospital

Following the directives of Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher bint Mohammad Al Qasimi, Wife of His Highness the Ruler of Sharjah, Chairperson of The Big Heart Foundation (TBHF), and Founder and Royal Patron of the Friends Of Cancer Patients (FOCP), the Ameera Fund, a global fund run collaboratively by FOCP and TBHF, has announced the allocation […]

Jawaher Al Qasimi calls on every individual to play their part in the social development process

Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, wife of His Highness the Ruler of Sharjah and Chairperson of the Supreme Council for Family Affairs (SCFA), has emphasised that Sharjah’s strategy of social development that are a measure of the progress and prosperity of the emirate stem from the vision and directives of His Highness […]

 Sharjah announces setting up of protection centre for victims of child abuse

In a landmark initiative aimed at ensuring the safety and well-being of children, Sheikha Jawaher Bint Mohammad Al Qasimi, wife of His Highness the Ruler of Sharjah and Chairperson of the Supreme Council for Family Affairs (SCFA), has directed the Child Safety Department (CSD) to establish a protection centre for child victims of physical and […]

Support Knows No Safe Distance: Jawaher Al Qasimi launches COVID-19 response campaign to boost healthcare in high-risk nations

Announcing the launch of a humanitarian COVID-19 response campaign, titled ‘Support Knows No Safe Distance’, Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, wife of the Ruler of Sharjah, Chairperson of The Big Heart Foundation (TBHF) and UNHCR Eminent Advocate for Refugee Children, has made a global call for concerted action to intensify efforts to […]

Sharjah Ruler and Jawaher Al Qasimi flag off 10th edition of Pink Caravan breast cancer awareness ride

In the presence of His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, and Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, Wife of the Ruler of Sharjah, Founder and Royal Patron of the Friends Of Cancer Patients (FOCP), the Pink Caravan Ride (PCR) breast cancer awareness campaign […]

Jawaher Al Qasimi leads NAMA – UNHCR agreement to economically empower Afghani women refugees in Pakistani Host Communities

  Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, Wife of His Highness the Ruler of Sharjah, Chairperson of NAMA Women Advancement Establishment (NAMA) and UNHCR Eminent Advocate for Refugee Children, has concluded a comprehensive visit to Pakistan, which entailed meetings with several entities and institutions in major cities of Islamabad and Lahore, and identifying […]

Sultan stresses need for youth to study all aspects of society

His Highness Dr Sheikh Sultan Bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, has affirmed that the Sheikh Sultan Award for Celebrating the Spirit of Youth has significant aspects that serve the society and reflect the important role played by the youth, these being the major component for conserving the society and […]

Jawaher Al Qasimi: Every child in the world deserves the best start in life; it can only be enabled by a good education

Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, Chairperson of The Big Heart Foundation (TBHF) and Eminent Advocate for Refugee Children at UNHCR, has called on governments and civil society organizations to treat the education of the low-income and crises affected communities as a priority. Her Highness noted that the protection of children’s dignity and […]

Jawaher Al Qasimi Entrusts Sultan bin Ahmed with TBHF Humanitarian Envoy Title Again

Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, wife of His Highness the Ruler of Sharjah, Chairperson of The Big Heart Foundation (TBHF) and Eminent Advocate for Refugee Children at (UNHCR), underscored that actors in the humanitarian sector need to be more than charitable and sympathetic; they must also be extremely passionate about human rights […]

Sultan and Jawaher Al Qasimi Open Third Global NCD Alliance Forum in Sharjah

“More than 18 million cases of cancer were discovered in 2018 and we have lost 900,600 men and women to it. According to World Health Organization, there will be a 60 percent increase in cancer incidences in the next 20 years, with 81 percent cases surfacing in nations that have a lower level of socioeconomic […]

Jawaher Al Qasimi Witnesses Opening of fifth Arab Women Sports Tournament

Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, Wife of His Highness the Ruler of Sharjah and Chairperson of Sharjah Women’s Sports (SWS), witnessed the opening ceremony of the fifth edition of Arab Women Sports Tournament (AWST) on Sunday. A record number of 78 clubs from 18 Arab countries have participated in AWST 2020. The […]

Jawaher Al Qasimi guides & encourages UAE sportswomen ahead of the Arab Women’s Sports Tournament 2020

A few days ahead of the fifth edition of the Arab Women Sports Tournament (AWST), one of the most ardent champions of women’s sports in the region, Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, Wife of His Highness the Ruler of Sharjah and Chairperson of Sharjah Women’s Sports (SWS), has met the players of […]

Jawaher Al Qasimi sets February 26 as the starting date for 10th annual Pink Caravan Ride

  Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, Wife of His Highness the Ruler of Sharjah, Founder and Royal Patron of Friends of Cancer Patients (FOCP) and International Ambassador for the World Cancer Declaration of the Union for International Cancer Control (UICC), has approved February 26th as the inaugural day of the 10th edition […]

Ensuring child safety requires effective strategies: Jawaher Al Qasimi

A community’s advancement is measured by the extent to which it provides care to all segments of society, particularly children, said H.H. Sheikha Jawaher bint Mohammed Al Qasimi on Saturday. “We must stand by [children], safeguard their rights and protect their consciousness, paving their way for a future that befits their dreams and society’s aspirations,” […]

Press Release 2019

Jawaher Al Qasimi launches Elevate to accelerate goals of women’s economic empowerment and gender equity

Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher Bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, wife of the Ruler of Sharjah and Chairperson of NAMA Women Advancement Establishment (NAMA), has taken forward the global call to action for gender equity and women’s economic empowerment with the launch of ‘Elevate’, a pioneering platform to support women in the low- and medium-income countries in […]

Jawaher Al Qasimi: When half the human race is left behind, the entire world is placed at an economic disadvantage

Inclusive and equitable economic growth can only be possible with women’s economic empowerment, Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, wife of His Highness the Ruler of Sharjah and Chairperson of NAMA Women Advancement Establishment (NAMA), has stated ahead of the upcoming Women’s Economic Empowerment Global Summit (WEEGS 2019) in Sharjah. Ensuring women’s full […]

Sharjah Ruler and Jawaher Al Qasimi: The emirate is a hub of investment in contemporary crafts; an incubator of Emirati heritage

His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, said that UNESCO’s selection of Sharjah as a ‘crafts and folk art’ city for the Creative Cities Network is a global endorsement of the emirate’s decades-long emphasis on bringing generations closer to their heritage and national identity, and carefully […]

Sheikha Jawaher: Sharjah International Award for Refugee Advocacy and Support Shines Light on Humanity’s Best

Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, Wife of His Highness the Ruler of Sharjah, Chairperson of The Big Heart Foundation (TBHF) and Eminent Advocate for Refugee Children at UNHCR, has said that the Sharjah International Award for Refugee Advocacy and Support (SIARA), was launched as a humanitarian initiative under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin […]

Jawaher Al Qasimi: ‘1001 Nights: The Last Chapter’ reflects the importance of books in bridging cultures

Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, Wife of His Highness the Ruler of Sharjah and Chairperson of the Supreme Council for Family Affairs (SCFA) said that ‘1001 Nights: The Last Chapter’, beautifully underlines the role of humanitarian literature in promoting positive values and ethics in society. Her Highness said the show highlights the […]

Jawaher Al Qasimi Receives New Honour for Leading Role in Promoting Arab Women in Sports

The sporting domain in the Arab world is seeing increasing participation from women, thanks to the unfailing efforts of leaders like Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, Wife of His Highness the Ruler of Sharjah and Chairperson of Sharjah Women’s Sports (SWS). The visionary’s role in supporting and promoting women’s participation in sports […]

Jawaher Al Qasimi: Sharjah is working to build a bright future for children

Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, Wife of His Highness the Ruler of Sharjah and Chairperson of the Supreme Council for Family Affairs (SCFA), said that a huge investment is required to support and nurture children with education in order to ensure a world based on open dialogue and understanding. Her Highness also […]

‘Sharjah Declaration on Global NCDs for Children and Youth Forum’ Poised to Drive Concerted Global Action

The first Global Non-communicable Diseases (NCDs) for Children and Youth forum in Sharjah has concluded with Friends Of Cancer Patient (FOCP)’s announcement of the Sharjah Declaration on Global NCDs for Children and Youth Forum, in the presence of Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, Wife of the Ruler of Sharjah and Royal Patron […]

Jawaher Al Qasimi: First Step to Prevent NCDs is by Including Strategies in Countries’ Sustainable Development Plans

Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher Bint Mohammed Al Qasimi Wife of the Ruler of Sharjah, Founder and Patron of Friends of Cancer Patients (FOCP), signalled the start of the first edition of the Global Forum on Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs) for Children and Youth, in Sharjah today (Monday), by stressing on the fact, that the first step […]

Jawaher Al Qasimi at IGCF 2019: ‘As long as we live, We have sworn to build and work with sincerity’

Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, Wife of His Highness the Ruler of Sharjah, Chairperson of the Rubu’ Qarn Foundation for Creating Leaders and Innovators, and Chairperson of the Supreme Council for Family Affairs (SCFA) affirmed that developmental efforts to nurture a creative and influential generation of youth who understand their civic duties […]

Jawaher Al Qasimi to Convene UAE’s Young Leaders for ‘Shaping Our Future’ Session at IGCF 2019

Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, wife of His Highness the Ruler of Sharjah, Chairperson of Rubu’ Qarn Foundation for Creating Leaders and Innovators, will be convening young representatives of Sharjah’s children and youth organisations and select UAE officials for a special session at the International Government Communication Forum 2019, to explore ways […]

Jawaher Al Qasimi Approves December 10-11 for 2nd Women’s Economic Empowerment Global Summit (WEEGS)

Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, wife of His Highness the Ruler of Sharjah, and Chairperson of NAMA Women Advancement Establishment (NAMA) has approved the dates of the second edition of the Women’s Economic Empowerment Global Summit, (WEEGS), as December 10-11, 2019. The summit is organised by NAMA in collaboration with UN Women, […]

Jawaher Al Qasimi: Sheikh Sultan Award for Celebrating the Spirit of Youth Will Build Multiskilled Generations

Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, wife of His Highness the Ruler of Sharjah and Chairperson of the Rubu’ Qarn Foundation for Creating Future Leaders and Innovators, has called on all Emirati youth and young residents (13–18 years) in the UAE to participate in the Sheikh Sultan Award for Celebrating the Spirit of […]

Sharjah Ruler and Jawaher Al Qasimi Signal the Start of Ninth Pink Caravan Ride

In the presence of His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, and Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, Wife of the Ruler of Sharjah, Founder and Royal Patron of the Friends Of Cancer Patients (FOCP), the Pink Caravan Ride (PCR) breast cancer awareness campaign […]

Jawaher Al Qasimi inaugurates 6th Sharjah Children Biennial

Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, wife of His Highness the Ruler of Sharjah, Chairperson of Rubu’ Qarn for Creating Leaders and Innovators has inaugurated the sixth Sharjah Children Biennial (SCB)’s art exhibition at Mughaider Children’s Center for Arts in Sharjah today. On the occasion, Sheikha Jawaher stated that the key message of […]

Jawaher Al Qasimi: Human capital is at the core of both the UAE’s and Egypt’s current and future plans

  Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, Wife of His Highness the Ruler of Sharjah, noted that Egypt is witnessing a renaissance, both institutionally and in developing their human capital, under the leadership of His Excellency President Abdel Fattah Al Sisi, and the efforts of Egyptian society. The statement came during Sheikha Jawaher […]

Jawaher Al Qasimi in Cairo to Call for Joint Efforts with Egyptian Institutions

At the recently-held ‘Sharjah Welcomes You’ forum in Cairo, Egypt, Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, Wife of His Highness the Ruler of Sharjah, and Chairperson of NAMA Women Advancement Establishment (NAMA), has reiterated Egypt’s formative role in leading the cultural and developmental trajectory of the Arab world.   Organised by NAMA, the forum […]

Jawaher Al Qasimi Approves Launch Date of 6th Sharjah Children Biennial on February 20

Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, wife of His Highness the Ruler of Sharjah, Chairperson of the Supreme Council for Family Affairs (SCFA), Chairperson of Rubu’ Qarn for Creating Leaders and Innovators, has approved the launch date of the sixth edition of the Sharjah Children Biennial (SCB) as February 20. For its 6th […]

Press Release 2018

Jawaher Al Qasimi: The Quality of Healthcare & Education is a Chief Indicator of a Nation’s Advancement

During the inauguration of the ‘My Health 7th Regional Conference’, Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, Wife of His Highness The Ruler of Sharjah and Chairperson of the Supreme Council for Family Affair (SCFA) said that the progress of nations is measured by the status of its healthcare system, and the absence of […]

9th Pink Caravan Breast Awareness Campaign Hits UAE Streets on 23 February Next Year

Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, Wife of His Highness the Ruler of Sharjah, Founder and Royal Patron of the Friends of Cancer Patients (FoCP), has approved February 23 as the inaugural day of the ninth edition of the annual Pink Caravan Ride (PCR), which will be raising the banner of breast cancer […]

Jawaher Al Qasimi: Human Justice Requires that Every Child in the World with Cancer Receives Equal Treatment and Care

  The need to toughen international efforts to combat childhood cancer by improving access to diagnosis, treatment and cure, especially in developing and underdeveloped nations, has been reiterated by Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, Wife of His Highness the Ruler of Sharjah, during a commanding keynote she has recently delivered at the […]

Jawaher Al Qasimi Launches ‘Crafts Dialogue’ Project in Italy

Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, Wife of His Highness the Ruler of Sharjah, Chairperson of NAMA Women Advancement Establishment (NAMA) and Royal Patron of Irthi Contemporary Crafts Council (Irthi), was in Murano, Italy, to attend the launch of ‘Crafts Dialogue’ – a unique project that has brought together the NAMA affiliate, Irthi, […]

Jawaher Al Qasimi Calls for Stronger International Focus on Treatment and Prevention of Life-limiting Diseases in Children

Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, wife of His Highness the Ruler of Sharjah and Founder and Royal Patron of the Friends Of Cancer Patients Society (FOCP), has recently visited the Casa del Bambino (Children’s Hospice) at Padua University Hospital’s Paediatric Department, and the paediatric oncology division at the Umberto I Hospital in […]

Jawaher Al Qasimi establishes need for introducing palliative care early on in paediatric treatment

Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, Wife of His Highness the Ruler of Sharjah and Founder and Royal Patron of the Friends of Cancer Patients (FOCP), has highlighted that the provision of palliative care to sick children facing an incurable disease, addresses an inherent human right; and is not a luxury. Sheikha Jawaher […]

‘We can make peace, prosperity reality for future generations’: Sultan Al Qasimi

The third “Investing in Future”, IIFMENA, conference started on Wednesday with H.H. Dr. Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, and H.H. Sheikha Jawaher bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, Chairperson of The Big Heart Foundation, TBHF, speaking on the occasion. They pointed out that the international community must reintegrate efforts […]

Jawaher Al Qasimi calls on world leaders, the Youth to partake at the IIFMENA 2018

Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher bint Mohammad Al Qasimi, Wife of His Highness the Ruler of Sharjah, Chairperson of The Big Heart Foundation (TBHF) and Eminent Advocate for Refugee Children at the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), has called on youth from around the world, future leaders, experts and international organisations to extend their […]

Jawaher Al Qasimi Lauds Efforts of Sharjah Organisations for Benefiting over 780,000 Community Members

  Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, Wife of His Highness the Ruler of Sharjah and Chairperson of the Supreme Council for Family Affairs (SCFA), has called on community organisations serving all segments of society in Sharjah and the UAE to adopt an integrated network of operations and exchange based on a unified […]

Sharjah Ruler and Jawaher Al Qasimi attend opening of SICFF 2018

His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Mohamed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, and His Wife Sheikha Jawaher bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, Chairperson of the Supreme Council for Family Affairs, Sunday evening, attended the opening of the sixth edition of the Sharjah International Children’s Film Festival (SICFF 2018), held at Al Jawaher […]

Sharjah to ignite youth leadership in the 3rd edition of “Investing in the Future”

Sharjah: Under the patronage of His Highness Dr. Sheikh Sultan bin Mohamed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah and Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, Wife of His Highness, Chairperson of the Big Heart Foundation (TBHF) and UNHCR Eminent Advocate for Refugee Children, Sharjah is set to host the third […]

UAE’s humane aid enriches our culture, says Sheikha Jawaher

  SHARJAH: Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher Bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, wife of His Highness the Ruler of Sharjah, Chairperson of The Big Heart Foundation, TBHF, and Eminent Advocate for Refugee Children at the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, UNHCR, has reiterated to the Emirati community, on World Humanitarian Day, the importance of responding to […]

Jawaher Al Qasimi: Empowerment Not A Feverish Race Between Men And Women

Sharjah: Emirati women have a highly respected status locally, regionally and globally and statistics and surveys conducted by independent and international entities consistently confirm their ever-increasing role as leaders within the community, said H.H. Sheikha Jawaher bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, Chairperson of NAMA Women Advancement Establishment, NAMA, and wife of H.H. the Ruler of Sharjah. […]

Sheikha Jawaher makes global plea to end child labour

  Sharjah: Sheikha Jawaher bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, Chairperson of the Supreme Council for Family Affairs and wife of His Highness the Ruler of Sharjah, has made a strong call for a renewed global commitment urging greater cooperation among world leaders, decision makers, humanitarian organisations and civil society to protect children from being pushed into […]

Sultan Al Qasimi honours Dignity for Children Foundation from Malaysia

Sharjah: H.H. Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, has donated USD1 million to the Children for Dignity Foundation from Malaysia to fuel their on-going efforts to offer educational and support services to the marginalised and displaced communities in Asia and MENA region. This came during the honouring […]

Jawaher: Building a knowledge-based generation is key in building the future

Sharjah: Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher Bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, Wife of His Highness Dr Sheikh Sultan Bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah and Chairperson of the Supreme Council for Family Affairs, said that building generations that believe in the value of knowledge and the role of books as a means […]

Jawaher Al Qasimi: Sharjah International Award for Refugee Advocacy and Support Reflects UAE’s Ever-growing Humanitarian Spirit

  Sharjah: Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher bint Mohammad Al Qasimi, wife of His Highness the Ruler of Sharjah, Chairperson of the Big Heart Foundation (TBHF), and Eminent Advocate for Refugee Children at the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), said that the issue of forced displacement leaving millions homeless and hopeless is one of […]

Jawaher Al Qasimi to Arab Children: “You are the builders of the future … be united & stand together”

Sharjah: In an opening address at the 13th Sharjah Arab Children Forum, Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher Bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, wife of His Highness the Ruler of Sharjah, and Chairperson of the Rubu’ Qarn for Creating Future Leaders and Innovators, urged “the builders of the future” to recognise the importance of their home countries. Her […]

Jawaher Al Qasimi: Equal opportunities for women and men ensures continued civilisation process

Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, Wife of His Highness the Ruler of Sharjah and Chairperson of NAMA Women Advancement Establishment (NAMA), affirmed that the efforts of the United Arab Emirates in empowering women constitute an exemplary effort. Women’s social, economic, educational and cultural contributions in various fields of life have become a […]

Jawaher Al Qasimi: Pink Caravan Ride is a national initiative for the safety of UAE society

Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, Wife of the Ruler of Sharjah and Founder and Royal Patron of the Friends of Cancer Patients (FoCP), International Ambassador for the World Cancer Declaration of the Union for International Cancer Control (UICC), International Ambassador for Childhood Cancer for UICC, and Patron of the Global NCD Alliance […]

Jawaher Al Qasimi: Participation of women in sports is a pillar of inclusive community development

Sheikha Jawaher bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, wife of His Highness the Ruler of Sharjah, Chairperson of the Supreme Council for Family Affairs in Sharjah and Chairperson of the Sharjah Women Sports Foundation, is calling out on officials, government bodies and private establishments across the world on the need to strengthen their efforts in supporting women […]

Jawaher Al Qasimi calls to promote global childhood cancers awareness

Sheikha Jawaher bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, wife of His Highness the Ruler of Sharjah and Founder and Royal Patron of the Friends of Cancer Patients (FoCP) and International Ambassador for the World Cancer Declaration of the Union for International Cancer Control, (UICC), has called for combined global efforts to promote worldwide awareness of paediatric cancer and provide access […]

Eighth Pink Caravan ride to commence on February 28

Sharjah: Organizers of the Pink Caravan Ride, the UAE’s most important and extensive annual cancer awareness campaign have confirmed that the eighth edition of the event will take place from February 28 until March 6. The nationwide initiative by the Friends of Cancer Patients (FoCP), which promotes the importance of early detection of breast cancer, […]

Press Release 2017

Jawaher Al Qasimi Concludes 2nd Global NCD Alliance Forum with First ‘Sharjah Awards in Excellence in Non-communicable Diseases’

Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, wife of His Highness the Ruler of Sharjah, Patron of the Global Non-communicable Disease (NCD) Alliance, Founder and Patron of Friends of Cancer Patients (FoCP), International Ambassador for the World Cancer Declaration of the Union for International Cancer Control and International Ambassador for Childhood Cancer, has concluded […]

Forging Partnerships for Effective Eradication of Non-Communicable Diseases at the 2nd Global NCD Alliance Forum

Sharjah is hosting the second global forum on non-communicable diseases (NCDs) from November 9-11 under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Dr Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah and his wife Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher Bint Mohammad Al Qasimi, Founder and Royal Patron of the Friends of Cancer Patients […]

Sultan Al Qasimi Opens 2nd Global Non-Communicable Alliance Forum – Sharjah Chosen Again as Venue for World’s Most Influential NCD Event

His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member Ruler of Sharjah and Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, wife of His Highness the Ruler of Sharjah, and Patron of the Global NCDA Forum, today opened the most influential gathering of experts and decision makers in the field of Non-Communicable […]

Sheikha Jawaher Takes the Agenda of Advancing Emirati Women in Economy a Step Ahead

‘Of women, by women, for women’, was the vibe at the women-only panel, which kick-started day two’s proceedings today (Tuesday) at the Women’s Economic Empowerment Global Summit (WEEGS 2017). HH Sheikha Jawaher bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, wife of His Highness the Ruler of Sharjah, Chairperson of NAMA and Honorary Patron for Global Women’s Inclusion, and […]

Sharjah Ruler Attends the First Women’s Economic Empowerment Global Summit Inaugural Ceremony

The first Women’s Economic Empowerment Global Summit (WEEGS 2017) inaugurated today in the presence of His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Member of the Supreme Council Ruler of Sharjah, his wife, Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, Chairperson of NAMA and Honorary Patron for Global Women’s Inclusion, and several high-ranking […]

Jawaher Al Qasimi Tours Al Hamriya Ladies Club to View Recent Upgrades

Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, wife of His Highness the Ruler of Sharjah, Chairperson of the Supreme Council for Family Affairs and Chairperson of Sharjah Ladies Club – SLC, visited Al Hamriya branch of SLC. The visit formed part of Her Highness’s desire to support women’s institutions operating in the different regions […]

Jawaher Al Qasimi: “UAE pioneers” is leader’s message to the nation

Sheikha Jawaher bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, President of the Big Heart Foundation, and Eminent Advocate for Refugee Children of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, thanked His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister, and Ruler of Dubai, for his initiative in honoring the UAE pioneers. Sheikha Jawaher added “It […]

Jawaher Al Qasimi calls on Emirati women to take advantage of all opportunities

Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, wife of His Highness the Ruler of Sharjah, Chairperson of the Supreme Council for Family Affairs and Chairperson of Sharjah Ladies Club (SLC), has called on Emirati women to take advantage of all opportunities and to enhance their capabilities so that they can be equipped with the […]

Sheikha Jawaher launches ‘Relay for Life’ to fight against cancer

SHARJAH: With the participation of more than 2,000 people, Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher Bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, wife of His Highness the Ruler of Sharjah and Founder and Royal Patron of Friends of Cancer Patients (FoCP), yesterday launched the region’s first-ever Relay for Life at the American University of Sharjah, a 24-hour walkathon aimed at […]

Jawaher Al Qasimi calls on Emirati community to participate in ‘Relay for Life’

Sharjah: Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, wife of His Highness the Ruler of Sharjah and Founder and Royal Patron of Friends of Cancer Patients (FoCP), has called on all members of the Emirati community to play a part in the Relay for Life walkathon, the first-of-its-kind event in the MENA region. Taking […]

Jawaher Al Qasimi Appoints Sultan bin Ahmed as The Big Heart Foundation’s Humanitarian Envoy

Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, Wife of His Highness the Ruler of Sharjah and Chairperson of The Big Heart Foundation (TBHF), announced the appointing of Sheikh Sultan bin Ahmed Al Qasimi, Chairperson of the Sharjah Media Council (SMC), as the Foundation’s Humanitarian Envoy. The appointment was announced at the Executive Office of […]

Jawaher Al Qasimi: “Fine arts is one of the pillars of the foundation laid down by Sharjah and it’s also serves to empower women”

In the presence of Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, wife of His Highness the Ruler of Sharjah and Chairperson of the Supreme Council for Family Affairs, seven outstanding female artists were presented with top honours at the Noon Arts Awards ceremony at Collage Talent Centre, an affiliate of Sharjah Ladies Club (SLC). […]

Jawaher Al Qasimi Calls for Support of Guiding Movement in UAE

Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, wife of His Highness the Ruler of Sharjah, Chairperson of the Supreme Council for Family Affairs and Chairperson of the UAE Girl Guides (UAEGG), has called on government bodies, private institutions and the local community to support the guiding and scouting movement in the UAE. SheikhaJawaherAl Qasimimade […]

Sharjah signs healthcare deal

SHARJAH: The Emirate of Sharjah and Canada have signed a Memorandum of Understanding, MoU, to strengthen cooperation and advance the emirate’s medical services. In the presence of His Highness Dr Sheikh Sultan Bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher Bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, Wife of His Highness […]

Sheikha Jawaher extols virtues, contribution of Emirati women

Supporting refugees lies at the heart of the UAE’s humanitarian strategy and constitutes a pillar of the country’s Year of Giving Initiative. Within this context, the Big Heart Foundation, a global humanitarian charity established by Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher Bint Mohamed Al Qasimi, Wife of His Highness Dr Sheikh Sultan Bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Supreme […]

Irthi launches pop-up space for UAE designers in London

Sharjah: Irthi Contemporary Crafts Council launched its pop-up retail space in collaboration with luxury department store Fenwick of Bond Street in London on Tuesday. The partnership reinforces Irthi’s status as a leading platform for designers in the United Arab Emirates to reach a key global audience. Shaikha Jawaher Bint Mohammad Al Qasimi, wife of His […]

Jawaher stresses importance of FDC’s award for scientific research

SHARJAH: Sheikha Jawaher Bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, Chairperson of the  Supreme Council for Family Affairs, SCFA, and wife of His Highness the Ruler of Sharjah, praised the Research and Studies Award in Family Development Centres (FDC) and its role in promoting and developing scientific research and encouraging the youth to be more creative in various […]

Sheikha Jawaher: Five years of global refugee advocacy

Sharjah: Recent years have seen the world witness a wave of wars and armed conflicts, with outbreaks of hostility causing death and destruction as they sweep across countries. This situation has impacted millions of lives and forced hundreds of thousands of people, including entire communities, to flee their homes and become refugees. In a desperate […]

Jawaher Al Qasimi calls on world leaders to further efforts to restore peace

Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, Wife of His Highness the Ruler of Sharjah, UNHCR Eminent Advocate for Refugee Children and Chairperson of the Big Heart Foundation (TBHF), has strongly urged world leaders to escalate all relief efforts to control the unprecedented global refugee crisis, restoring peace and stability in countries and regions […]

Jawaher Al Qasimi launches Girl Child Fund to advocate for rights of girls worldwide

Sharjah: Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, wife of His Highness the Ruler of Sharjah and Chairperson of The Big Heart Foundation, TBHF, has launched ‘The Girl Child Fund,’ an initiative to advocate for the rights of girls worldwide. The fund will address all core issues and challenges faced by girls in the […]

Sharjah Ruler attends award ceremony of Sharjah International Award for Refugee Advocacy and Support

Sharjah: His Highness Dr Sheikh Sultan Bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Member of the Supreme Council and Ruler of Sharjah, emphasised the importance of boosting cooperation between humanitarian organisations to relieve the suffering of women and children and to provide those affected by war to conflicts with the basic elements of well-being until their plight is […]

Sheikha Jawaher opens Sharjah Bridal Fair 2017

Sharjah: Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher Bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, wife of His Highness the Ruler of Sharjah, and Chairperson of the Supreme Council for Family Affairs (SCFA), inaugurated the second edition of one of the region’s most prestigious and unique bridal exhibitions – the Sharjah Bridal Fair (SBF) yesterday (Wednesday). Organised and hosted by Sharjah’s […]

Jawaher Al Qasimi receives prestigious 3G ‘Global Good Governance’ Philanthropy Award

Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, wife of His Highness the Ruler of Sharjah and Founder and Royal Patron of the Friends of Cancer Patients (FoCP), was honoured with the prestigious 3G ‘Global Good Governance’ Philanthropy Award. Receiving the international accolade in Philanthropy, Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, International Ambassador […]

Excellence in giving is enshrined in the UAE humanitarian course: Jawaher Al Qasimi

1. Considering the number of humanitarian initiatives, campaigns and programmes the Emirate of Sharjah has introduced, it seems only natural that it should launch an award for refugee advocacy and support. What does the award seek to achieve? Every armed conflict includes humanitarian casualties and often, those most affected are the civilians who have been […]

Sharjah Ruler, his wife inaugurate ‘Sharjah Laboratory’ at Francis Crick Institute in London

London: H.H. Dr. Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah,and his wife, Sheikha Jawaher bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, Founder and Royal Patron of the Friends of Cancer Patients (FoCP), Friday, inaugurated the ‘Sharjah Laboratory’ at the Francis Crick Institute in London. The Sharjah Lab is part of the Francis […]

Ruler of Sharjah attends opening ceremony of 7th Pink Caravan Ride, calls for early screening

The success of Pink Caravan’s journey should not be measured by the kilometers it travelled in the past six years, but by the number of detections, free screenings and medical advice provided by brave giving women who completely committed to the nation’s health and safety, His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Supreme […]

Jawaher calls on Emirati community to support Pink Cause

Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher Bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, wife of His Highness the Ruler of Sharjah, Founder and Royal Patron of the Friends of Cancer Patients, has urged the Emirati community and the UAE media to support the Pink Caravan’s mission towards establishing a global model for breast cancer awareness. Sheikha Jawaher Al Qasimi, who […]

Jawaher Al Qasimi Calls for Greater Support and Recognition to the Guiding Movement in UAE

Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher made the statements as she chaired a meeting with members of the newly restructured board of directors of the UAEGG at the headquarters of the Sharjah Girl Guides (SGG). The meeting included the prospect of a new strategy for increasing the reach and participation of girl guides across the country, drawing […]

Rubu’ Qarn Foundation holds forum with youth on their role in achieving UAE Vision 2021

Sharjah: Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher bint Mohamed Al Qasimi, Wife of His Highness the Ruler of Sharjah, and Chairperson of the Supreme Council for Family Affairs, encourages to invest in youth capacity building and fostering their talents which will contribute to building a positive and developed society that leads to the prosperity sought by the […]

Sharjah launches award for refugee support

The Sharjah International Award ‎for refugee advocacy and support was launched on Sunday to recognise and pay tribute to those who have made distinguished humanitarian efforts for refugees and displaced families in Asia, the Middle East and North Africa. The award was announced by Shaikha Jawaher Bint Mohammad Al Qasimi, wife of His Highness Dr […]

Press Release 2016

Jawaher Al Qasimi receives King Abdullah II Award for Excellence in Child Care

Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, wife of His Highness the Ruler of Sharjah and Chairperson of the Supreme Council for Family affairs, has received King Abdullah II Award for Excellence 2015-2016 a major award for child care. The accolade, which was bestowed in the ‘Arab City’ category – one of the three […]

Jawaher Al Qasimi promotes women to leadership positions in Sharjah

  Sheikha Jawaher bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, wife of His Highness the Ruler of Sharjah and Chairperson of NAMA Women Advancement Establishment (NAMA), has issued an administrative decision to promote a number of women officials to leadership positions across departments in Sharjah.  Sheikha Jawaher’s decision included appointing Reem Abdul Rahim Bin Karam as Director of […]

Jawaher Al Qasimi marks January 15th as official launch date for fifth edition of Sharjah Children Biennial

Children from across the globe are being given the perfect opportunity to imagine, create and innovate with the launch of the fifth edition of the Sharjah Children Biennial (SCB). Set to commence on January 15th, 2017, the date of the fifth edition of SCB has been officially announced by H.H. Sheikha Jawaher bint Mohammed Al […]

Jawaher Al Qasimi Issued Administrative Decision To Appoint Board Of Trustees Of Ruba’ Qarn | Creating Next Generation Leaders

The Wife of His Highness the Ruler of Sharjah, Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, Chairperson of the Supreme Council for Family Affairs, issued an administrative decision to appoint the Board of Trustees of the Ruba’ Qarn. Established in September 2016, Ruba’ Qarn is an umbrella organisation of four Sharjah-based government entities, the Sharjah Children Centres, the Sharjah […]

Reyada Centre Celebrates Fifth Batch of Graduates from Management Development Programme

The Reyada Centre for Learning and Development, an organization under the umbrella of the Executive Office of Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, has celebrated the graduation of the fifth batch of delegates from its Management Development Programme (MDP). The annual celebration was attended by various institutions that fall under Her Highness Executive […]

Jawaher Al Qasimi Promotes Nada Askar Al Naqbi to Director General of WSF

Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, wife of His Highness the Ruler of Sharjah, Chairperson of the Supreme Council for Family Affairs and Chairperson of the Sharjah Women Sports Foundation (WSF), has issued an administrative decision to promote Nada Askar Al Naqbi, Director of Women Sports Department (WSD), to Director General of the […]

Jawaher adorns deserving Guides, Brownies

SHARJAH: Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher Bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, Wife of His Highness Dr Sheikh Sultan Bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, and Chairperson of the Supreme Council for Family Affairs and Patron of Sharjah Girl Guides (SGG), reiterated the importance of creating a community spirit among girls and encouraging […]

Jawaher opens ‘My Health Conference 2016’

SHARJAH: Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher Bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, Wife of His Highness Dr Sheikh Sultan Bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, and Chairperson of the Supreme Council for Family Affairs in Sharjah, inaugurated “My Health Conference 2016”, under the slogan “Let’s talk together for the benefit of our children’s […]

Pink Caravan breast cancer ride to start in March

The seventh Pink Caravan ride, a pan-UAE breast cancer awareness initiative by Friends of Cancer Patients (FoCP), will take place from March 7 to 17. The annual activity, which promotes the importance of early detection of breast cancer in women and also men, will set off on a 10-day mission to dispense free health advice […]

Jawaher Al Qasimi’s coat fetches £100,000 at London auction

SHARJAH: Sharjah Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SCCI) has paid 100,000 pounds Sterling (Dhs440,000) for the personal overcoat of Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher Bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, wife of His Highness the Ruler of Sharjah, Chairperson of Nama Women Advancement Establishment (Nama) and the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees Eminent Advocate for Refugee Children. […]

Sheikha Jawaher launches ‘Ameera Fund’

SHARJAH: Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher Bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, Wife of His Highness the Ruler of Sharjah, Founder and Royal Patron of the Friends of Cancer Patients (FoCP), International Ambassador of the World Cancer Declaration for Union for International Cancer Control (UICC), International Ambassador for Childhood Cancer for UICC and Chairperson of The Big Heart […]

Jawaher Al Qasimi donates her coat

SHARJAH: The Wife of His Highness Dr Sheikh Sultan Bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher Bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, Chairperson of NAMA Women Advancement Establishment (NAMA) and the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)’s Eminent Advocate for Refugee Children, has donated her coat to the […]

UN Women Adopts ‘Sharjah Declaration’ for the Rights and Empowerment of Women and Girls

  The United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women) has announced the adoption of the ‘Sharjah Declaration’ that aims to strengthen the resilience of women and girls in the Arab region, on the closing session of the Investing in the Future Conference yesterday (Thursday). The ‘Sharjah Declaration’ was announced […]

NAMA to host ‘Women Economic Empowerment’ summit in 2017

In what became one of this year’s most crucial announcements for global women’s economical empowerment, of Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, wife of His Highness Sheikh Dr Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, Chairperson of the NAMA, declared that NAMA will be organising the first edition […]

Sharjah ruler’s wife calls for new UAE ministry for women

Sheikha Jawaher bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, wife of His Highness the Ruler of Sharjah, Chairperson of NAMA Women Advancement Establishment (NAMA) called for the establishment of a UAE Ministry for Women, as she addressed a special closed session organised exclusively for women on the first day of the second edition of ‘Investing in the Future’ […]

UAE gives special attention to human resource development: Sheikha Jawaher

SHARJAH: Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher Bint Mohammad Al Qasimi, Wife of His Highness the Ruler of Sharjah, Chairperson of the Big Heart Foundation, Chairperson of the NAMA Women Advancement Establishment, has said that the UAE gives special attention to human resource development, and believes that development can not be achieved without investing in this field. […]

Jawaher Al Qasimi Highlights the Importance of Culture, Education and Values for Achieving Stability in the Community

Sharjah: Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, Wife of His Highness the Ruler of Sharjah and Chairperson of the Supreme Council for Family Affairs, has underlined the importance of values, education and culture for achieving stability in society. Making her remark while receiving HE Barbara A. Leaf, U.S. Ambassador to the UAE, Her […]

NAMA Women Advancement Convenes Flagship Programme with UN Women

Under the directives and support of Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, Chairperson of NAMA Women Advancements Establishment, NAMA – a Sharjah-based organisation dedicated to advancing the status of women across the world – has had its role in promoting female entrepreneurship during UN Women assembly, “Launch of the Interim Report of the […]

Registration opens for ‘Investing in the Future’ conference

Sharjah: The organising committee of the second ‘Investing in the Future’ (IIFMENA) conference has announced that registration is open for all participants. Taking place on October 19-20, the event is being held under the theme ‘Building the Resilience of Women and Girls in the Arab Region’. Organised by The Big Heart Foundation — a Sharjah-based […]

Shaikha Jawaher launches ‘Rubu’ Qarn – Foundation for Creating Future Leaders and Innovators

Sharjah: Shaikha Jawaher bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, wife of Dr Shaikh Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, and chairperson of Supreme Council for Family Affairs, has issued an administrative decree to establish ‘Rubu’ Qarn – Foundation for Creating Future Leaders and Innovators. Aiming to create a strategic umbrella for […]

Jawaher launches Dh10m fund for women

New York: The NAMA International Women Fund (NAMA Fund), an effort to empower women globally, has been launched with seed funding of Dh10 million. The fund was launched by Shaikha Jawaher Bint Mohammad Al Qasimi, Wife of His Highness Dr Shaikh Sultan Bin Mohammad Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah. Shaikha Jawaher […]

Jawaher Al Qasimi named ‘Honorary Patron’ of EFE’s Global Women’s Inclusion Initiative

SHARJAH: Alongside the 71st Session of the UN General Assembly, Education For Employment’s (EFE) signature initiative expanding opportunities for women across the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), titled the ‘Global Women’s Inclusion Initiative,’ has announced H.H. Sheikha Jawaher bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, Wife of His Highness the Ruler of Sharjah, UAE, Chairperson of NAMA […]

‘Jeans for Refugees’ Announces Jawaher Al Qasimi as Patron

SHARJAH: ‘Jeans for Refugees’ (#JFR) has chosen Her Highness (HH) Sheikha Jawaher bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, Wife of His Highness the Ruler of Sharjah-UAE, Chairperson of NAMA Women Advancement Establishment (NAMA) and the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) Eminent Advocate for Refugee Children, to be its project’s esteemed patron. Launched by internationally-acclaimed fashion […]

Sharjah to Host the 2nd Edition of IIFMENA

Sharjah will host the second edition of ‘Investing in the Future’ (IFFMENA), a conference that aims to overturn negative cultural stereotypes that hinder women’s progress in the region. Taking place on October 19-20 under the theme ‘Building the Resilience of Women and Girls in the Arab Region,’ the event focuses on advocacy for Arab women […]

Sharjah dignitaries praise women’s progress in the UAE

Sharjah: Emirati women’s achievements were praised on the occasion of UAE Women’s Day on August 28. Her Highness Shaikha Jawaher Bint Mohammad Al Qasimi, wife of His Highness Dr Shaikh Sultan Bin Mohammad Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, has hailed the leap forward taken by Emirati women on the road to […]

Jawaher calls for expansion in relief work to help people affected by wars

SHARJAH: Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher Bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, wife of His Highness the Ruler of Sharjah, Chairperson of the Supreme Council for Family Affairs, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), Eminent Advocate for Refugee Children and Chairperson of the Big Heart Foundation, has called for concerted efforts to help people who are affected […]

Jawaher calls for greater investment in medical research

LONDON: Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher Bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, Wife of His Highness the Ruler of Sharjah, has said that greater investment is required in medical research for cancer and Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs) to enable the global community to enter a new era in NCD control. Sheikha Jawaher who is the founder and Royal Patron […]

Jawaher Al Qasimi attends Sharjah Business Women Forum in London

LONDON: Sheikha Jawaher bint Mohammad Al Qasimi, wife of H.H the Ruler of Sharjah, Chairperson of NAMA Women Advancement Establishment (NAMA) and Honorary Chairperson of the Sharjah Business Women Council (SBWC), has participated in the opening ceremony of the Sharjah Business Women Forum in London, UK. Organised by NAMA and held at the capital city’s […]

Jawaher launches First ‘Talli’ International Product Line

SHARJAH: Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher Bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, wife of His Highness the Ruler of Sharjah, Chairperson of NAMA Women Advancement Establishment, Founder and Royal Patron of Irthi Contemporary Crafts Council, has launched the first international product line to feature the traditional Emirati craft of ‘Talli.’ Taking place at British luxury brand Asprey’s London […]

Crafts council gets endorsement

Sharjah: Irthi Contemporary Crafts Council, an initiative under the Women Advancement Establishment (Nama), will develop an operational mandate following an endorsement by Shaikha Jawaher Bint Mohammad Al Qasimi, wife of His Highness Shaikh Sultan Bin Mohammad Al Qasimi, Ruler of Sharjah. The newly launched organisation has been established to foster the entrepreneurial attributes of women […]

Make Zayed Humanitarian Day a national event: Jawaher

SHARJAH: Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher Bint Mohammed Al Qasimi has called for Zayed Humanitarian Day to be a national event. The Wife of His Highness Dr Sheikh Sultan Bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Chairperson of the Supreme Council for Family Affairs in Sharjah and UNHCR Eminent Advocate for Refugee Children, said that making the day an […]

Jawaher calls for action to ease suffering of refugees

Sharjah: Shaikha Jawaher bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, wife of His Highness Dr Shaikh Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Member of the Supreme Council and Ruler of Sharjah, and United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) Eminent Advocate for Refugee Children, has called for collaborative efforts to end the plight of refugees worldwide and the intensification […]

Showcasing success in NCDs’ combat

GENEVA: Friends of Cancer Patients (FoCP), the Sharjah-based cancer support group, showcased the UAE’s expertise in fighting Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs) in front of an international audience when Ameera BinKaram, President of the Board of Trustees of FoCP delivered a key note speech at an NCD Alliance Partners dinner in Geneva, Switzerland. The event, which was […]

Jawaher Al Qasimi celebrates the outstanding Talents of Sajaya

Sharjah: Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher Bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, Wife of His Highness the Ruler of Sharjah, and Chairperson of the Supreme Council for Family Affairs, recently attended a ceremony at the Sajaya Young Ladies of Sharjah in Al Qarayen area to celebrate the talents of Sajaya’s creative young ladies. The event, which was entitled […]

Sultan and Jawaher meet Rohingya refugees in Malaysia

Kuala Lampur: H.H. Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah and his wife, H.H. Sheikha Jawaher bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)’s Eminent Advocate for Refugee Children, visited UNHCR’s Harmony Refugee Learning Centre in Malaysian capital Kuala Lumpur, on Wednesday. During the visit, […]

Sharjah Ruler calls for laws to ensure children’s rights

Kuala Lumpur: His Highness Dr Shaikh Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Member of the Supreme Council and Ruler of Sharjah, has called for legislation and policies to protect children and ensure their human rights are enforced. Shaikh Sultan called on world leaders and the international community to consider the rights of children to education, health […]

Jawaher highlights women’s business acumen

KUALA LUMPUR: Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher Bint Mohammad Al Qasimi, Wife of His Highness Dr Sheikh Sultan Bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, Chairperson of NAMA Women Advancement Establishment (NAMA) and Honorary Chairperson of the Sharjah Business Women Council (SBWC), attended the Sharjah Business Women Forum in the Malaysian capital […]

Jawaher Al Qasimi praises UAE’s wise leadership for supporting children’s rights and cancer patients

Sharjah: H.H. Sheikha Jawaher bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, Wife of H.H. the Ruler of Sharjah and Chairperson of the Supreme Council for Family Affairs, has praised the UAE’s wise leadership for ensuring the rights of children and supporting patients with cancer. She extended her profound thanks to President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al […]

Jawaher Al Qasimi opens 12th Sharjah Arab Children Forum

SHARJAH, H.H. Sheikha Jawaher bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, wife of H.H. the Ruler of Sharjah and Chairperson of the Supreme Council for Family Affairs, on Monday opened the 12th Sharjah Arab Children Forum (SACF) at Al Qasimia University, which is aimed to give children the opportunity to explore the strong brotherly and sisterly ties binding […]

NAMA, UN Development Programme join hands to expand women’s economic opportunities

SHARJAH: Sheikha Jawaher bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, wife of H.H. Dr. Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, and Chairperson of NAMA Women Advancement Establishment (NAMA), has witnessed the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding between NAMA and the United Nations Development Programme. The document forms the basis of […]

Women’s role crucial in development, says Jawaher

SHARJAH: Women’s rights in the UAE have been based on the reality of partnership between women and men to achieve social and economic stability for both the family and the community, said Shaikha Jawaher bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, wife of His Highness Dr Shaikh Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Member of the Supreme Council and […]

Jawaher Al Qasimi visits Sharjah Ladies Club in Al Dhaid

SHARJAH: Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher bint Mohammad Al Qasimi, Wife of His Highness the Ruler of Sharjah and Chairperson of the Supreme Council for Family Affairs, visited the Sharjah Ladies Club in Al Dhaid. Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher’s visit came in line with her eagerness to follow the progress of work at the club and […]

Jawaher to deliver keynote address at Sharjah meet IGCF

SHARJAH: Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher Bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, Wife of His Highness the Ruler of Sharjah and Chairperson of the Nama Women Advancement Establishment, will deliver a keynote address at the International Government Communication Forum (IGCF) 2016. Themed “Towards More Progressive Societies,” the two-day forum has been organised by the Sharjah Media Centre and […]

Sheikha Fatima receives Jawaher Medal of Honour

Sharjah: H.H. Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak, Chairwoman of the General Women’s Union (GWU), Chairwoman of the Family Development Foundation (FDF) and President of the Supreme Council for Motherhood and Childhood, yesterday received the first edition of the ?Jawaher Medal of Honour’ from H.H. Sheikha Jawaher bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, Wife of His Highness the Ruler […]

Jawaher launches ‘Jawaher Medal of Honour’

Sharjah: A new award called the Jawaher Medal of Honour has been launched in recognition of people who have contributed to humanitarian issues affecting people worldwide. The medal was launched by Shaikha Jawaher Bint Mohammad Al Qasimi, Wife of His Highness Dr Shaikh Sultan Bin Mohammad Al Qasimi, Member of the Supreme Council and Ruler […]

Shaikha Jawaher urges public to support Pink Caravan Ride

Shaikha Jawaher bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, Wife of His Highness Dr Shaikh Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Member of the Supreme Council and Ruler of Sharjah, Founder and Royal Patron of the Friends of Cancer Patients, International Ambassador of the World Cancer Declaration for Union for International Cancer Control and International Ambassador for Childhood Cancer […]

The Big Heart Foundation appeals to raise funds for children and families in need

Sharjah: The Big Heart Foundation (TBHF), a global humanitarian charity dedicated to helping children and families in need worldwide, has launched a local campaign seeking support from UAE citizens and residents to support Palestinian and Syrian refugee children, child cancer sufferers and children in need. The campaign’s theme is “Their Happiness is in your hands, […]

Thati Programme trainees learn from leader at Supreme Council for Family Affairs

Sharjah: The Graduate Mentorship Programme (Thati) at Reyada Training Centre hosted Salha Obeid Ghabesh, Director General of the Cultural and Media Office at the Supreme Council for Family Affairs, to share her personal and professional experiences with the program’s trainees. The event took place on Thursday and is part of the “Meeting with Leader” initiative […]

‘Kids with cancer are superheroes’

STOCKHOLM: The “Child4Child” campaign to support children with cancer worldwide has been launched by Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher Bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, Wife of His Highness Dr Sheikh Sultan Bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, Founder and Royal Patron of the Friends of Cancer Patients Society (FoCP), International Ambassador of […]

The Big Heart Foundation donates US $350,000 to help Syrian refugees survive harsh winter conditions

Sharjah: The Big Heart Foundation (BHF) has pledged to donate US $350,000.00 towards two UNHCR projects to help displaced Syrian families and children seeking refuge in Lebanon and Iraq. The first US $250,000.00 will go towards UNHCR’s “Warm their Hearts” campaign that will provide winter aid to over 400 Syrian refugees in Lebanon, who are […]

Women sports off to colourful start

Sharjah: A colourful ceremony marked the opening of the third edition of the Arab Women Sports Tournament (AWST) at the Sharjah Equestrian and Racing Club on Tuesday. Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher Bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, Chairperson of the Supreme Council for Family Affairs and the Wife of His Highness Dr Sheikh Sultan Bin Mohammed Al […]

Develop team spirit: Sheikha Jawaher

Sharjah, January 29, 2016: Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher Bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, Chairperson of the Supreme Council for Family Affairs and wife of His Highness Dr Sheikh Sultan Bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, the Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, met with the athletes from the Sharjah Ladies Club (SLC) who will be competing in […]

Jawaher Al Qasimi meets Sharjah Youth after brainstorming session “Our Centers: Our Councils”

Sharjah: Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, Wife of His Highness the Ruler of Sharjah and Chairperson of the Supreme Council for Family Affairs has met with 25 talented youth representing five teams in the General Department of Sharjah Youth yesterday (Sunday) to learn more about their ideas and motivate them to contribute to the development of their community. The meeting was part of […]

The Big Heart Foundation launches winter crisis fund for Syrian refugees

Sharjah: The Big Heart Foundation (TBHF), a global humanitarian charity dedicated to helping refugees and people in need worldwide, has launched a fund-raising campaign to help Syrian refugees survive the harsh winter. The campaign is launched under the directives of Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, Wife of His Highness the Ruler of […]

Security is a key element of community building

Sharjah: The 15th edition of the annual Family Forum organised by the Family Development Centres (FDC) in Sharjah under the slogan “My Nation’s Security is My Family’s Security” concluded on Thursday. The forum was held under the patronage of Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher Bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, Wife of Supreme Council Member and Ruler of […]

TBHF signs MoU with KHCF to provide cancer care for 8 patients

  Sharjah: The Big Heart Foundation (TBHF) has signed an agreement with the King Hussein Cancer Foundation (KHCF) in Jordan to provide essential medical care and treatment for eight cancer patients. The eight cancer patients will be treated at the King Hussein Cancer Foundation in Jordan with all costs being covered by TBHF. The King […]

Pink Caravan Ride to start on March 7

Sharjah, January 5, 2016: Pink Caravan Ride 2016, the annual breast cancer awareness drive, will be held on March 7-17 this year. The ride will include more 100 riders, medical teams and volunteers to raise awareness about breast cancer, the importance of early detection examinations and to offer free screenings for everyone. The ride is […]

Press Release 2015

Reyada celebrates 4th batch of graduates from the Management Development Programme

Reyada Centre celebrated the recent graduation of the fourth batch of leaders from its Management Development Programme, who represented various institutions affiliated with the Executive Office of Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, Wife of His Highness the Ruler of Sharjah and Chairperson of the Supreme Council for Family Affairs. The programme was […]

The first batch of women leaders graduate the Reyada Centre’s Thati Programme

  Sharjah: The first set of elite students from Thati Graduate Mentorship Programme at Reyada Centre for Learning and Development graduated yesterday at a ceremony held at Al Jawaher Reception and Convention Centre. The training centre falls under the patronage of Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, Wife of His Highness the Ruler […]

Jawaher launches Women Advancement Establishment ‘Nama’

SHARJAH: Following the Emiri Decree issued by His Highness Sheikh Dr Sultan Bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, and with the blessing of Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak, Chairwoman of the General Women’s Union (GWU) “Mother of the Nation”, Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher Bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, wife of Sheikh Sultan […]

Talented and exceptional Emirati trainees learn leadership skills from Sheikha Modhi Al Shamsi

  Sharjah: The Graduate Mentorship Program (Thati) at Reyada Centre hosted Sheikha Modhi Al Shamsi, Chairperson of the Department of Family Development Centres, a subsidiary of the Supreme Council for Family Affairs, to share her personal and professional experiences with the program’s trainees. The event is part of “Meeting with Leader” series, which takes place […]

Sheikha Jawaher opens “Souq Anwan” in Dibba Al Hisn, “Jeel” business incubators for women entrepreneurs

    SHARJAH: Sheikha Jawaher bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, wife of H.H. Dr. Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, and Honorary Chairperson of the Sharjah Business Women Council (SBWC), on Tuesday opened the “Souq Anwan” and inaugurated business incubators under “Jeel” initiative. The initiative is launched by SBWC […]

Jawaher participates in World Cancer Leaders’ Summit

Sharjah: Shaikha Jawaher Bint Mohammad Al Qasimi, wife of His Highness Dr Shaikh Sultan Bin Mohammad Al Qasimi, Member of Supreme Council and Ruler of Sharjah, has called for prioritising and intensifying scientific research and data sharing about cancer between governments and civil organisations worldwide to enhance the role of public health programmes for cancer […]

Jawaher Al Qasimi: Immediate support needed to protect Syrian refugee women and children

SHARJAH: H.H. Sheikha Jawaher bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, Wife of H.H. Dr. Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, and UNHCR Eminent Advocate for Refugee Children, has called on individuals and communities in the Arab region and the entire world to provide necessary support and protection for refugee women […]

Jawaher Al Qasimi launches Sharjah Declaration for NCDs

    SHARJAH: H.H. Sheikha Jawaher bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, Wife of His Highness the Ruler of Sharjah, Founder and Royal Patron of the Friends of Cancer Patients, FoCP, and International Ambassador for the World Cancer Declaration of the Union for International Cancer Control, UICC, and International Ambassador for Childhood Cancer for UICC, yesterday launched […]

Sultan Al Qasimi and Jawaher Al Qasimi welcome global Experts for NCD Alliance Forum

  Sharjah: His Highness Sheikh Dr Sultan Bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Member of the Supreme Council and Ruler of Sharjah and Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher bint Mohammed Al Qasimi Wife of His Highness the Ruler of Sharjah Founder and Royal Patron of the Friends of Cancer Patients (FoCP) and International Ambassador for the World Cancer […]

German centre honours Shaikha Jawaher

Golden Erbse Award bestowed by the German Centre For Fairy Tale Culture for her humanitarian efforts Sharjah:Shaikha Jawaher Bint Mohammad Al Qasimi, Wife of the Ruler of Sharjah, UNHCR Eminent Advocate for Refugee Children, and Chairperson of the Supreme Council for Family Affairs, received the Golden Erbse Award from the German Centre For Fairy Tale […]

Jawaher Al Qasimi: We should not forget over 4 million refugees in neighbouring countries need urgent support

Sharjah: As Syrian Refugees are still suffering displacement from one country to another, Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher bint Mohamed Al Qasimi, Wife of His Highness the Ruler of Sharjah, and UNHCR Eminent Advocate for Refugee Children, has urgently called the Arab leaders and officials to put an end to the Syrian refugee crisis. The migration […]

Film festival for kids begins in Sharjah

Sharjah: His Highness Dr Shaikh Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Member of the Supreme Council and Ruler of Sharjah, and his wife, Shaikha Jawaher bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, Chairperson of the Supreme Council for Family Affairs, opened the third edition of the Sharjah International Children’s Film Festival (SICFF 2015) on Sunday. During the opening ceremony, […]

Anwar Gargash commends Emirati women for playing pivotal role in success ofelectoral process

Anwar Gargash: Effective political participation of Emirati women in the elections reflect the UAE’s advanced political culture  Jawaher Al Qasimi: Emirati women have achieved success in all fields and investedall available opportunities to face the challenges Sharjah: His Excellency Dr. Anwar Mohammed Gargash, Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, Minister of State for Federal National […]

Nahyan bin Mubarak applauds Jawaher Al Qasimi for efforts to combat cancer

Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Culture, Youth and Community Development, has applauded the joint efforts by Friends of Cancer Patients, FoCP, and World Cancer Declaration for Union for International Cancer Control, UICC, under the patronage of H.H. Sheikha Jawaher bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, Wife of the Ruler of Sharjah, Founder and Royal […]

Girl Guides help TBHF spread awareness to government organizations in Sharjah

Big Heart Brownies’ 3-day event seeks to spread awareness about refugee and needy children The Big Heart Foundation (TBHF) enlisted Brownies from Sharjah Girl Guides (SGG) to help raise awareness about issues related to refugee children and the needy in the world. The event saw a series of visits to organizations and government departments in […]

The Big Heart Foundation donates AED 7million to UNHCR to help refugee crisis

Pledge to help 46,080 Syrian refugees living in Zaatari Camp, 2062 vulnerable Syrian refugees in urban areas and more than 4000 Rohingya Muslims displaced since May 2015 The Big Heart Foundation (TBHF) has pledged to donate AED 7 million towards three projects run by the UNHCR which will go towards helping refugees in crisis. AED […]

Jawaher Al Qasimi: You are leaders and builders of future generations

Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher Bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, wife of His Highness the Ruler of Sharjah, and chairperson of the Supreme Council for Family Affairs met with over a hundred female leaders and staff from the organizations that are under Her Highness’ patronage, at Al Jawaher Reception and Convention Centre, Sharjah. The annual meeting endorsed […]

Jawaher Al Qasimi continues to empower women leaders

Erum Mazher Alvie, Khawla Al Serkal, and Reem BinKaram move up the career ladder Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher Bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, Wife of His Highness the Ruler of Sharjah, the Chairperson of the Supreme Council for Family Affairs, has ordered a series of promotions within Her Highness Executive Office (HHEO), Sharjah Ladies Club (SLC) […]

Jawaher Al Qasimi wins Golden Humanitarian Personality of the Year

Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher Bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, wife of His Highness the Ruler of Sharjah and Chairperson of the Supreme Council for Family Affairs, has received The Golden Humanitarian Personality of the Year award by the Watani Emarat Humanitarian Work Award. This is in recognition of her contribution to humanitarian work locally and internationally […]

Help at hand for women fleeing violence

With nearly refugees, the situation is reaching humanitarian crisis levels,” Shaikha Jawaher Bint Mohammad Al Qasimi, wife of His Highness Dr Shaikh Sultan Bin Mohammad Al Qasimi, Member of the Supreme Council and Ruler of Sharjah said on World Refugee Day yesterday. Shaikha Jawaher, who is also the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees’ Eminent […]

Jawaher calls for united efforts to help world refugees

Sharjah: Sheikha Jawaher Bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, wife of His Highness Dr Sheikh Sultan Bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, and UNHCR Eminent Advocate for Refugee Children, has called for immediate international action to help the rising numbers of refugees fleeing war and arriving in neighbouring countries, homeless and hopeless. […]

Jawaher’s unfettered stand for refugees lauded

Geneva: The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), Antonio Guterres, has praised Sheikha Jawaher Bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, UNHCR Eminent Advocate for Refugee Children and Chairperson of The Big Heart Foundation, and wife of His Highness Dr Sheikh Sultan Bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, for her help and […]

Jawaher Al Qasimi launches International Childhood Cancer Fund and donates US$1million

GENEVA: Sheikha Jawaher bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, Wife of H.H. the Ruler of Sharjah, Founder and Royal Patron of the Friends of Cancer Patients Society, FoCP, and International Ambassador for the World Cancer Declaration of the Union for International Cancer Control, UICC, has launched the International Childhood Cancer Fund to support children with cancer worldwide. The […]

Jawaher Al Qasimi calls for global collaboration to tackle autism

Cairo: Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, Wife of His Highness he Ruler of Sharjah, Chairperson of the Supreme Council for Family Affairs, has called for a global collaboration by governments and private organizations to fund autism research in order to find a cure for the condition. Her Highness underlined the need for […]

Jawaher Al Qasimi calls for worldwide free healthcare for children with cancer

Sharjah: Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, Wife of His Highness the Ruler of Sharjah, Founder and Royal Patron of the Friends of Cancer Patients Society (FoCP), the International Ambassador of the World Cancer Declaration for Union for International Cancer Control (UICC), and International Ambassador for Childhood Cancer for UICC, has called for […]

Jawaher Al Qasimi calls on the Arab and international community to help Syrian refugees

Sharjah: Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, wife of His Highness the Ruler of Sharjah, UNHCR Eminent Advocate for Refugee Children, called for action during her visit to Tadamon Egyptian Refugee Council, refugee schools and the UNHCR Office in Cairo. Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher Al Qasimi said that the purpose of her visit was […]

Jawaher Al Qasimi launches The Big Heart Foundation

Sharjah: Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher Bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, wife of His Highness the Ruler of Sharjah, UNHCR Eminent Advocate for Refugee Children, launched The Big Heart Foundation (TBHF) yesterday on the 2nd anniversary of her appointment as UNHCR Eminent Advocate for Refugee Children. This comes two years after Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher launched The […]

Salam YaSegharCampaign signs MoU with Médecins Sans Frontières

UAE, Sharjah, April XX, 2015: Under the direction of Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher bint Mohamed Al Qasimi, Wife of His Highness the Ruler of Sharjah, and UNHCR Eminent Advocate for Refugee Children,Salam YaSegharcampaign– For Palestinian Children, one of the Big Heart Foundation initiatives, and Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) […]

Education key to empowering and supporting women worldwide: Sheikha Jawaher

SHARJAH: Sheikha Jawaher Bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, wife of His Highness Ruler of Sharjah, Chairperson of the Supreme Council for Family Affairs and Honorary Chairperson of Sharjah Businesswomen Council (SBWC), stressed that efforts made by International organisations, notably the UN, contribute significantly to supporting and empowering women throughout the world, especially countries that were late […]

Italian Academy honours Jawaher Al Qasimi for empowering working Emirati women

SHARJAH: The Italian Academy, one of the world’s most prestigious institutes for fashion and design, has honoured H.H. Sheikha Jawaher bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, Wife of H.H. Dr. Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, and Honorary Patron of the Sharjah Business Women Council (SBWC), for her major role […]

Sultan donates 17 horses to support Pink Caravan’s fight against breast cancer

SHARJAH: His Highness Dr Sheikh Sultan Bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Member of the Supreme Council and Ruler of Sharjah, dedicated 17 Arabian horses from Al Qasimi Stables to support the Pink Caravan’s breast cancer awareness ride during the launch ceremony of the annual Pink Caravan Ride 2015 at the Sharjah Equestrian Club on Monday. The […]

Jawaher Al Qasimi Launches the UAE Network for Child Protection

“What we hope is that Sharjah becomes a beacon of progressive development in all aspects of human affairs, and awareness is the cornerstone in achieving this goal.” H.H. Sheikha Jawaher Al Qasimi Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher Bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, Wife of His Highness the Ruler of Sharjah, and Chairperson of the Supreme Council for […]

Jawaher lauds Emirati women’s achievements

Sheikha Jawaher Bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, Chairperson of the Supreme Council for Family Affairs, Honorary Patron of Sharjah Businesswomen Council (SBWC), Wife of His Highness Dr Sheikh Sultan Bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, recently announced that “every day in an Emirati woman’s life, she sees new achievements for which […]

Jawaher opens largest ladies centre in ME

Sheikha Jawaher Bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, Chairperson of the Supreme Council for Family Affairs and the wife of His Highness Dr Sheikh Sultan Bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, stated that the creative young lady constitutes an indispensable pillar for the growth of the family and society. Her statement was […]

Reyada Centre graduates third batch of the Management Development Program

Under the patronage of Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher Bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, Wife of the Ruler of Sharjah, Chairperson of the Supreme Council for Family Affairs,“Reyada centre – learning & development” celebrated the third Management Development Program (MDP) graduation after its first launch two years ago in association with GGC consultations. The ceremony was held […]

Sheikha Jawaher calls on UAE community to support Pink Caravan and help achieve its goals

The official launch date of the fifth edition of the Pink Caravan Ride; the annual The official launch date of the fifth edition of the Pink Caravan Ride; the annual pan-UAE horse-back trek, has been confirmed by Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher Bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, Wife of the Ruler of Sharjah, Founder and Royal Patron […]

UNHCR appreciates additional support from “the Big Heart Foundation”

ABU DHABI, (United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees) – The Big Heart Foundation, under the patronage of H.H. Sheikha Jawaher bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, wife of H.H. Dr. Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah and UNHCR Eminent Advocate for Refugee Children, has contributed an additional $1. 5 million […]

Press Release 2014

Jawaher Al Qasimi inaugurates the Fourth Edition of the Sharjah Children’s Biennial

Her Highness calls for the development of children’s sense of responsibility through the expression of the plight of their peers around the world. The Biennial showcases 550 artworks by children and will be held till February 9, 2015 Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher Bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, Wife of His Highness the Ruler of Sharjah & […]

Under the directives of Jawaher Al Qasimi Sharjah Girls Centers’ new corporate identity approved

Under the directives of Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, Wife of the Ruler of Sharjah, Chairperson of the Supreme Council for Family Affairs, the Sharjah Girls Centers approved their new corporate identity dubbed “Sajaya Girls Sharjah”, keeping in line with the zeitgeist and national identity of the UAE. The move is part […]

‘Sharjah Principles’ delivered at ‘Investing in the Future Conference’

On its closing session, the ‘Investing in the Future’ conference on Thursday issued the ‘Sharjah Principles’ which called for providing international protection to all refugee children and adolescents so as to enjoy their right to family unity and be protected from family separation. All refugee children and adolescents to enjoy their right to quality education […]

All support to refugee kids: Sultan

His Highness Dr Sheikh Sultan Bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Member of the Supreme Council and Ruler of Sharjah, inaugurated on Wednesday the first day of the “Investing in the Future Conference — Protecting Refugee Children in the Middle East and North Africa (IIFMena)”. The two-day conference held at the Al Jawaher Reception and Convention Centre […]

Investing in Future conference kicks off with participation of 300 global leaders

Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Dr Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Member of the Supreme Council and Ruler of Sharjah, ‘Investing in the Future: Protecting Refugee Children and Adolescents’ (IIFMENA Conference) will kick off today morning (Wednesday, 15 October) at Al Jawaher Reception and Convention Centre in Sharjah. The conference is being held […]

Jawaher calls on youth to make a difference

Spreading awareness among youth is important in assisting the refugee problem in the region, Jawaher says Dubai: Shaikha Jawaher Bint Mohammad Al Qasimi, Wife of His Highness Dr Shaikh Sultan Bin Mohammad Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, has called on youth in the UAE to play an active role in helping […]

Sharjah unveils details of first ever international conference on refugee children in the region

SHARJAH – The Organising Committee of ‘Investing In the Future: Protecting Refugee Children and Adolescents, MENA (IIFMENA) has unveiled the details of the first ever international conference on refugee children issues in the Middle East and North Africa region. The conference will be organised under the patronage of H.H. Dr. Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed Al […]

Jawaher, UN Director laud UAE women’s status during meeting

SHARJAH: Sheikha Jawaher Bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, Wife of His Highness Dr Sheikh Sultan Bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, Chairperson of the Supreme Council for Family Affairs, and Honorary Patron of Sharjah Businesswomen Council, has said that women in the UAE have an elevated status stemming from the respect […]

Jawaher visits cancer patients, launches initiative in New York

NEW YORK: Sheikha Jawaher Bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, Founder and Royal Patron of the Friends of Cancer Patients Society (FoCP), International Ambassador of the World Cancer Declaration for Union for International Cancer Control (UICC) and International Ambassador for Childhood Cancer for UICC, and Wife of His Highness Dr Sheikh Sultan Bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Supreme […]

Jawaher al Qasimi announces launch of first global NCD Forum in Sharjah

SHARJAH – H.H. Sheikha Jawaher Bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, Wife of the Ruler of Sharjah, Founder and Royal Patron of the Friends of Cancer Patients Charity (FoCP), International Ambassador of the World Cancer Declaration for Union for International Cancer Control (UICC) and International Ambassador for Childhood Cancer for UICC and the NCD Alliance, today, announced the launch […]

Jawaher Al Qasimi visits Pediatric Cancer patients at New York–Presbyterian Hospital

NEW YORK – H.H. Sheikha Jawaher bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, Wife of H.H. Dr. Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, Founder and Royal Patron of the Friends of Cancer Patients Society (FoCP), International Ambassador of the World Cancer Declaration for Union for International Cancer Control (UICC) and International […]

Investing in Future conference launches #EntaAmanti initiative to support refugee children

SHARJAH – The organising committee of the ‘Investing in the Future’ conference has launched the initiative # EntaAmanti (Pledge to Protect) on social networking sites. The initiative was launched at Al Serkal Avenue in Dubai, as part of preparations in Sharjah to host the first UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) conference under the patronage […]

Sheikha Jawaher: Refugee rights is the responsibility of international community leaders

WIFE of Sheikh Dr. Sultan Bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Member of the UAE Supreme Council and Ruler of Sharjah, Sheikha Jawaher Al Qasimi, UNHCR Eminent Advocate for Refugee Children, has emphasized the importance of action by the international community to put an end to the suffering of refugee women and children around the world. She […]

Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher witnesses signing ceremony of licence agreement between FoCP, ACS

A historic agreement of collaboration between Friends of Cancer Patients (FoCP) and American Cancer Society (ACS), has recently been signed in the presence of H.H. Sheikha Jawaher bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, Wife of the Ruler of Sharjah, Founder and Royal Patron of the Friends of Cancer Patients charity (FoCP), International Ambassador of the World Cancer […]

Abdullah bin Zayed participates in UN “HeForShe” campaign

NEW YORK – H.H. Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Foreign Minister, has attended the “HeForShe” solidarity campaign. The event was organised by the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women, known as UN Women. The event was attended by H.H. Sheikha Jawaher bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, Wife of the Ruler […]

UNHCR and Big Heart campaign organise refugee children protection conference

Sharjah- UNHCR, the United Nation High Commissioner for Refugees, in collaboration with The Big Heart, under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan Bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Member of the Supreme Council and the Ruler of Sharjah, has announced the first conference on refugee child protection in the Middle East & North Africa. Taking […]

Sharjah conference to discuss ways to protect refugee kids

It aims to put measures in place to ensure children and refugees in the Middle East and North Africa are protected from the danger of all forms of exploitation and violence. Sharjah will host the first ‘Investing in the Future’ conference on October 15-16, which will discuss ways of protecting refugee children and adolescents in […]

Sharjah hosts “Investing in the Future” Conference to protect refugee children and adolescents

Organised by UNHCR for the first time in the region Jawaher Al Qasimi: We seek to provide a safe environment for refugee children Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Dr Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, Member of the Supreme Council and Ruler of Sharjah, and Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, wife […]

Salam Ya Seghar launches ‘Help the children of Gaza’ and donates $1 million

SYS will provide thousands of children with food, clothing, school material and medical interventions With tens of thousands of innocent children facing a humanitarian disaster in Gaza, Salam Ya Seghar is racing against time to provide life-saving interventions for children and their families. Salam Ya Seghar is under the patronage of Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher […]

The Big Heart Campaign brings together humanitarians at Mirdiff City Center in Education fundraisers for Syrians

Fun-filled activities will add to $14 million already raised, and keep 1.2 million children’s hopes alive A year after being appointed as the UNHCR Eminent Advocate for Refugee Children, Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, Wife of His Highness the Ruler of Sharjah, is leading the Big Heart Campaign on a massive Education […]

Sheikha Jawaher receives commemorative plaque from National Media Council

The Sharjah office of the National Media Council (NMC) has presented a special Commemorative Plaque as a token of appreciation to Sheikha Jawaher bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, Chairperson of Sharjah Supreme Council for Family Affairs and wife of H.H. Dr. Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah. The plaque […]

Vulnerable Syrian women in Zaatri find a sympathetic listener in HH Sheikha Jawaher

76% of Syrian refugees are women and children, as Big Heart Campaign listens to their education dreams In her latest humanitarian trip to Jordan, Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher bint Mohammed Al Qasimi — UNHCR Eminent Advocate and Wife of the Ruler of Sharjah — has met women and children from the refugee camps of Zaatri […]

Discover Your Dreams: Sharjah Girl Guides Holds Annual Fun Festival

Sharjah Girl Guides (SGG) was honored to hold the organization’s much-anticipated annual event on 20 February 2014 at headquarter of Sharjah Girl Guides. The full day program consisted of an indoor ceremony and an outdoor fun fair. Themed “Discover Your Dreams,” the day motivated local Girl Guides to explore their skills, hobbies, and talents to […]

Press Release 2013

HH Sheikh Dr Sultan and HH Sheikha Jawaher open Sharjah International Children’s Film Festival 2013.

UAE, Sharjah — His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan Bin Mohammed AlQasimi, Ruler of Sharjah, Member of the Supreme Council and Ruler of Sharjah, together with his wife Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher Bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, Chairperson of the Supreme Council for Family Affairs and Patron of Sharjah International Children’s Film Festival formally opened Sharjah Children’s […]

Jawaher Al Qasimi first ambassador of childhood cancer in the world

Called for supporting the humanitarian and national efforts made by organizations to fight the disease Sharjah: Board of directors of the Union for International Cancer Control (UICC), world’s largest cancer fighting organization, has named Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher Bint Mohammed Al-Qasimi wife of His Highness Sheikh Dr Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Member of the […]

United Nations High Commission for Refugees appoints HH Sheikha Jawaher Al Qasimi as an Eminent Advocate for refugee children

HH Dr Sheikh Sultan urges the UAE and the Arab world to intensify humanitarian efforts and lead the way in tackling the global refugee crisis, The United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) has appointed Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher Bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, Wife of the Ruler of Sharjah and Chairperson of the Supreme Council […]