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Children numbering up to 484 who have been exposed to abuse are being protected and provided care by Sharjah School Service Department (SSSD).
From emotional and physical exploitation to sexual abuses, the toll-free child helpline number (800700) received 987 complaints since the year began, according to Amina Al Rifai, director of the department of child protection at SSSD.
She added that some cases, where the child's life is in danger or there's violence against them, need urgent intervention.
The SSSD also provides psychological counselling and family support is also provided, the director added. Al Rifai said that SSSD works to ensure the protection of children in the emirate of Sharjah, with a vision to promote community well-being, security, family stability and social inclusion.
Festival organiser FUNN has confirmed that this edition will offer young cinema enthusiasts a unique opportunity to interact with top Arab and international actors and filmmakers.
SIFF’s vast repository of high-quality content spanning series, films, cartoons, songs, stories, and educational videos, will be available free-of-charge on MENA Mobile’s Bustan app.
The relationship with new generations who have just begun to explore the world is more specialised and demanding than any other field in which experts and professionals engage.
There were no immediate reports of casualties from the strikes and no claim of responsibility, two police officers said. A number of Shi'ite Muslim militant groups have offices and supporters in eastern Baghdad.
Both had pleaded not guilty to charges of violating the official secrets act, which carries a maximum sentence of 14 years. "Three years each, no hard labour," said the source, who declined to be identified due to the sensitivity of the issue.
Chanting the same "Women, life, freedom!" mantra used in demonstrations in Iran, about 25 Afghan women protested in front of the Iranian embassy in Kabul, before being dispersed by Taliban forces firing in the air, an AFP correspondent reported.