CSD responds to COVID-19 challenges with 85 virtual activities targeting 12,700 children and families

CSD responds to COVID-19 challenges

the Child Safety Department in Sharjah raised awareness of COVID-19 and other safety issues through virtual workshops, campaigns, and other activities “2020 has been the year of changemakers, inspiring a culture of solidarity and sharing across continents. This was evident in the UAE, where the government’s large-scale, coordinated and comprehensive rapid response to manage the COVID-19 pandemic has ushered in a more resilient future for all its people,” said Hanadi Saleh Al Yafei, Director of the Child Safety Department, an affiliate of the Supreme Council for Family Affairs in Sharjah.…

‘Kanaf’ discusses mechanisms that will guide   first-of-its-kind child protection centre in the UAE

“كنف” يقود خطوات لتأسيس أول بيت للطفل في الإمارات

Under the patronage of Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher bint Mohammed Al Qasimi 8 partnering entities brainstorm procedural plan for Kanaf Child Protection Centre Hanadi Al Yafei: Grounded in scientific methodology, Kanaf will see the implementation of best global child protection standards and practices The Child Safety Department (CSD), an affiliate of the Supreme Council for Family Affairs (SCFA) in Sharjah, recently held a meeting with the partners of the Kanaf Child Protection Centre, which will be established in Sharjah for child victims of physical or sexua l abuse, aged 0…

In celebration of World Children’s Day Child Safety Department offers valuable resources and storybooks on its new website

“إدارة سلامة الطفل” تجمع موادها الإرشادية

Following the recent global celebration of World Children’s Day on November 20, the Child Safety Department (CSD), an affiliate of the Supreme Council for Family Affairs (SCFA), has launched a new website in a bid to offer stakeholders seamless access to information about its programmes, initiatives and events designed to raise awareness about child safety and protection issues. The website (https://childsafety.gov.ae) utilises a user-friendly platform allowing visitors to view and register for upcoming events and workshops, and grants easy access to CSD’s library of storybooks for children, in addition to…

‘Sharjah Child Friendly City’ Executive Committee calls for greater support to children and families in quarantine

Recommendations made at virtual meeting organised by Sharjah Child Friendly Office (SCFO) The meeting showcased institutional efforts to support the most affected families and called for a survey to identify basic needs and key challenges Sharjah, May 6, 2020 The Sharjah Child Friendly Office (SCFO) recently hosted a meeting of the Executive Committee of the ‘Sharjah Child Friendly City’ project, to discuss children’s rights to emotional, health and education support in the wake of the new coronavirus pandemic. The meeting explored how institutional efforts and initiatives in the emirate are…

Child Protection: Marrakech Hosts International Forum Organized By ONDE

RABAT, Morocco– (BUSINESS WIRE/AETOSWire) – The National Observatory of Child Rights (ONDE) will host the 16th edition of the National Congress on Child Rights from November 20th till the 23rd in Marrakech. This year’s edition will be an opportunity to assess the situation of child protection since the Kingdom’s ratification of the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC), and will be marked by the celebration of the 30th anniversary of the CRC. The National Congress on Child Rights is a major national and international event, combining retrospective and prospective approach. More than…