Fri 15-09-2023 12:50 PM
DUBAI, 15th September, 2023 (WAM) — Sheikha Latifa bint Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Chairperson of Zabeel Ladies Club, has visited the Dubai Foundation for Women and Children in a step highlighting the leadership’s commitment and support for victims of domestic violence and the fight against human trafficking.
Sheikha Latifa’s visit aimed to learn about the level of services provided by entities concerned with protecting human rights and dignity.
Upon her arrival, Sheikha Latifa was received by Sheikha Saeed Al Mansouri, Acting Director-General of the Foundation, along with several administrative leaders and senior employees.
During the visit, Sheikha Latifa embarked on a comprehensive tour of the foundation’s facilities, gaining insights into the services offered to women and children who have faced various challenges and difficult circumstances before seeking refuge at the foundation.
During her tour, Sheikha Latifa expressed her deep admiration for the foundation’s team and their dedication to supporting victims. She emphasised the vital importance of collaborative efforts between government entities and civil society organisations in achieving social justice and safeguarding the rights of women and children.
Al Mansouri lauded Sheikha Latifa’s pivotal role in advocating for the rights of women and children in the community. She stressed that Sheikha Latifa’s visit reflects her devoted commitment and profound interest in protecting and supporting victims.
She also acknowledged the visit as a testament to Dubai’s determination to fulfil its humanitarian responsibilities and mission to provide a sanctuary for women and children affected by domestic violence and trafficking. She called for strengthening sustainable cooperation to achieve these noble humanitarian goals.
The ongoing visits by prominent and legal figures in the country are crucial in raising community awareness about the importance of continuing collaboration between leaders and institutions. This collaboration helps ensure the protection of victims, promotes social justice and strengthens efforts to combat domestic violence and human trafficking at both the national and international levels.
Ahlam Almazrooi/ Rola AlGhoul