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Majlis highlights stable family life


The majlis aimed at strengthening the ministry’s vision in development work.

The Ministry of Community Development organised a Ramadani Majlis in the attendance of Hessa Bint Essa Buhumaid, Minister for Community Development, a number of officials in the Ministry and decision makers of the social sector in the UAE along with representatives of government sectors, senior Emiratis, younger generations and children to highlight the pillars of family cohesion, Wadeema Law and Emirati heritage.

The majlis aimed at strengthening the ministry’s vision in development work and societal partnership with government, private and non-profit organisations based on the principle of “a cohesive family and coherent community”.

Under the title “family cohesion is a lifestyle”, the majlis participants discussed the efforts of the Ministry of Community Development in support family stability and its reflection on family cohesion and social solidarity presented by Hessa Tahlak, Assistant Undersecretary for Community Development and Dr Mona Al Bahr, Former Member of the Federal National Council and Fatema Al Rashid.

The speakers’ participation focused on the connection of developmental work with societal partnership vision based on the national family policy which actively enriches family ties and bonds and stimulates societal cohesion and coherence. It also highlighted the role of family members in creating a stable family life with sustainable development vision, all the guests assured the importance of integrated roles between family members and government entities in support of the family cohesion and society coherence concept.

The participants of the Ramadan Majlis of the Ministry of Community Development referred to “Child Rights Law-Wadeema”, family role in promoting and activating the provisions of the law based on cultural knowledge and confidence of the articles of the law and its regulations.

As part of its participation in Ramadan Majlis, “Al Ameen” Service emphasised the role of family in dealing with social media in a safe manner, as parents play an important role in maintaining children who depend solely on technology and social media.

The major role of parents is to educate children about the importance of safe and secure usage of cyber space and how to react to negative attitudes of some users to the social media and its impact on the behaviour of children.

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