Abu Dhabi Endorses new child protection policy
Sheikh Khaled bin Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Chairman of the Abu Dhabi Executive Council, presided over a council meeting in which he officially sanctioned the new Child Protection Policy.
Child Protection Policy for a Nurturing Environment
This policy, created through a collaboration between the Abu Dhabi Early Childhood Authority and various organizations, centers on assisting families and caregivers in establishing a nurturing environment for children.
Prioritizing Child Protection
The newly-endorsed policy is centered on protecting children by enabling families to provide positive environments for their upbringing. It places a strong emphasis on fairness, non-discrimination, and the ability to respond swiftly to cases of child abuse or neglect.
Sheikh Khaled's Emphasis
Sheikh Khaled bin Mohamed underscored the critical importance of providing comprehensive support and care for the early childhood ecosystem. He stressed that a top priority is to engage children in programs and activities that equip them with life skills and enhance their resilience.
Efforts are also directed toward developing educational programs to increase awareness among families and parents about the physical, psychological, and social challenges and risks that children may encounter.
Investing in Early Childhood
The Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi stressed the need to preserve the well-being of future generations by investing in their early years. This strategy is highly valued since it equips future leaders with the tools they'll need to make a difference in their country.
A Vision for the Future
The Child Protection Policy, with its focus on fairness, non-discrimination, and rapid responses to child-related issues, reflects a forward-thinking vision for the welfare of children in Abu Dhabi. By ensuring a nurturing environment and protecting their rights, it aims to equip the younger generation with the skills and resilience to lead the nation into the future.