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Information Sciences Letters

Information Sciences Letters

Abstract

The main objective of the study is to identify the needs of Bahraini working women and to improve the quality of their lives. The study relied on the descriptive analytical approach, and relied on a questionnaire tool to collect data, whereas an electronic questionnaire (Google Form) was designed that includes a set of themes. The main themes for working women included (primary data, developing the skills, needs, improving the quality of life, obstacles faced, proposals to improve the quality of life) and sub-questions that are directly related to the objectives of the study. A non-random sample of 243 working women from governmental and private institutions was chosen, taking into account the diversity and disparity among the selected women in terms of variables: age, marital status, job status, years of work experience etc. Important results of the study: There is a set of socioeconomic and health needs, which represent an improvement in the quality of life for working women. The managers give the working women the opportunity to express their opinions and suggestions in the field of work, monthly income does not include meeting the needs of family members, easy access to health services. The women also presented recommendations that would enable them to perform their professional roles in a way that guarantees them job and family stability, Providing the material and manpower necessary to provide various services to working women, Organizing training courses for them in order to become familiar with the laws and regulations regulating work.

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