Qatar Charity celebrates women's achievements on International Women's Day
Qatar Charity (QC) marked International Women's Day (IWD) to celebrate women's achievements, acts of courage, and determination. The celebration of this day, which is observed on March 8 every year around the world, came under the theme for the year 2020 "I am Generation Equality: Realizing Women’s Rights”.
As ordinary women have played an extraordinary role in the history of their countries and communities, Qatar Charity attaches importance its female humanitarian workers.
Qatar Charity considers the women working as its field staff or volunteering in its events a key partner in the success of its relief missions and the implementation of its charitable activities.
Qatar Charity’s relief team including many women contributed to providing emergency aid to the needy in several areas hit by disasters across the globe.
Qatar Charity implements many projects to empower women economically, offer educational courses for mothers, build schools for girls, and support widows and mothers of orphans.
Qatar Charity’s office in the Gaza Strip implemented an awareness project for the mothers of orphans last year, benefiting 400 women from different parts of the Gaza Strip.
The project came to educate the mothers on various social topics, including skills for education and modification of orphan’s behavior, as well as orphan money management skills.
The mothers also came to know about new methods to deal with their orphaned children and meet other societal challenges.
Qatar Charity has also opened the Al-Shaimaa Secondary School for Girls in Beit Lahia, north of the Gaza Strip to benefit 1,920 female students.