Abu Dhabi Police organized a dialogue session, coinciding with the International Children’s Day, at the Fazaa pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai, focusing on efforts to protect children from all dangers, and the positive reflection of Wadeema’s law in the care of children’s rights.
The session was attended by the General Women’s Union and the Abu Dhabi Early Childhood Authority, and it was implemented by the Department of Social Support Centers in the Community Security Sector, in cooperation with the Directorate of Criminal Investigations and the Ministry of Interior’s Child Protection Center.
The Director of the Women’s Support Office in the General Women’s Union, Maryam Salam Al-Mandhari, addressed the role and efforts of national mechanisms concerned with childhood, at the federal and local levels, and civil society institutions, and addressed the pivotal and important role of the Supreme Council for Motherhood and Childhood, as the national authority and umbrella for childhood, through policy-making. projects, programs and initiatives concerned with childhood, and indicated the importance of integrating roles between the concerned authorities to serve childhood issues.
The Executive Director of the Special Projects and Partnerships Sector at the Abu Dhabi Early Childhood Authority, Eng. Thamer Rashid Al Qasimi, affirmed the authority’s interest in implementing a comprehensive framework for child protection, by focusing on achieving close interaction between response mechanisms, prevention and empowerment efforts, pointing out that the authority has made remarkable progress in various capabilities. Protection and prevention.