Govt, pvt firms urged to set up nurseries at work places

DUBAI — In a move aimed at checking child abuse cases by maids, the Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs has urged all government and private institutions to establish nurseries to take care of the children of their women employees.

By Eman Al Baik

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Published: Mon 21 Nov 2005, 9:14 AM

Last updated: Thu 2 Apr 2015, 8:45 PM

Fawziya Taresh Rabee, Director of the Family and Child Care Department at the ministry, said this would also result in higher productivity since the mothers would be reassured of their children being taken care of well, besides the comfort of having them close to their work place.

Speaking on the occasion of 'Universal Children’s Day' yesterday, Fawziya stressed on the need to provide better services to working mothers and their babies.

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