UAE celebrates International Children’s Day

ABU DHABI — Shaikha Fatima bint Mubarak, Chairwoman of the UAE General Women’s Union (GWU) and the Family Development Foundation, hailed the great achievements of the UAE under the leadership of the President, His Highness Shaikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, in the field of child welfare.

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Published: Tue 23 Nov 2010, 12:19 AM

Last updated: Mon 6 Apr 2015, 4:06 PM

In a comment made on the occasion of UAE’s participation in the celebrations marking the International Children’s Day on November 20, Shaikha Fatima, who is also the chairwoman of the Supreme Council for Maternity and Childhood, stressed that several unprecedented initiatives of the country had played major role in guaranteeing child welfare and ensuring the advancement of the rights of child.

Speaking on this occasion, Nora Al Suwaidi, Director of GWU and chairwoman of the executive committee of the Supreme Council for Maternity and Childhood, said the rights of children were duly guaranteed and protected in the UAE, thanks to the efforts of Shaikha Fatima. —

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