Jawaher Al Qasimi calls for establishment of ‘Kanaf’ centre to protect victims of child abuse

Child protection centre will bring together relevant institutions to provide integrated services In a landmark initiative aimed at ensuring the safety and well-being of children, Her Highness Sheikha Jawaher Bint Mohammed Al Qasimi, wife of His Highness the Ruler of Sharjah and Chairperson of the Supreme Council for Family Affairs (SCFA), has directed the Child Safety Department (CSD) to establish a protection centre for child victims of physical and sexual abuse. Titled ‘Kanaf’, meaning protection or care in Arabic, this interdisciplinary, multi-agency child protection centre in Sharjah, will help standardise child…