The award was offered to her by London Arabia Organisation and Regent’s University London for her efforts in the field of social improvement, specifically these connected to the empowerment of Omani ladies.
Upon getting the award, Dr Sharifa mentioned, “Following the Blessed Renaissance, all doors are open to Omani women to work in different fields. All the methods and avenues of education and training are available to Omani women. Today, they hold many prestigious positions in the state, like all other women in the world.”
She added that statistics indicate low illiteracy price amongst females in the sultanate in 2016.
The quantity of girls in public schools stood at 280,400, representing 49.7 per cent of the total quantity of students throughout the academic year 2016-17.
The quantity of ladies in institutions of larger education inside the sultanate was 81,786 in 2015-16, she mentioned.
Information Source: Muscat Daily