DFWAC signs agreement to help disabled victims of violence

DUBAI, 30th October, 2016 (WAM) — The Dubai Foundation for Women and Children, DFWAC have signed a cooperation agreement to expand the range of care offered to women and children with disabilities who are victims of violence. The agreement was signed with Al Noor Training Centre for Children With Special Needs, and will see the two sides coordinate joint efforts and exchange expertise to serve this segment, and help them reclaim their rightful place in the community.

The agreement was signed today at DFWAC’s headquarters in Dubai by Shaikha Al Mansouri, Assistant Director-General for Corporate Support at DFWAC, and Isphana Al Khatib, Director of Al Noor Centre, in the presence of officials from the two sides.

Under the agreement, Al Noor Centre will provide free assessment and consultancy services for DFWAC’s clients with disabilities. The two sides will also benefit from experience exchanges regarding families and children, particularly those with special needs, as well as coordinate training, lectures and joint educational sessions.

Shaikha Al Mansouri reiterated the special attention that DFWAC pays to special needs victims of violence and human trafficking, which, she said, are given top priority for receiving the foundation’s services.

She added that this cooperation agreement will contribute to promoting and developing efforts in helping victims of this group, especially in the care, shelter, rehabilitation, and other services that DFWAC offers to them.