Best care of women victims of violence discussed

DUBAI — Representatives from the Abu Dhabi-based UN entities met with executives from the Dubai Foundation for Women and Children (DFWAC) to discuss potential cooperation on a number of humanitarian issues, with a focus on reducing violence against women.

By A Staff Reporter

Published: Fri 27 Jun 2008, 9:50 AM

Last updated: Sun 5 Apr 2015, 11:19 AM

"We are seeking consultancy on a variety of procedures and processes, especially relating to the best international practices that allow our dedicated staff to offer protection as well as the best care to the victims of violence in Dubai and the UAE," said Afra Al Basti, Executive Director of DFWAC.

The UN allocates $1-5 million annually to develop its procedures and initiatives aimed at reducing violence against women and children worldwide. Al Basti met with May Kadkoy, Protection Assistant High Commissioner, UNCHR, Giulia Senigaglia, Programme Analyst, Governance, Gender and HIV/Aids UNDP, and Saado Quol, Senior Advisor, the UNHCR.

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