|Country||United Arab Emirates|
|Type of Measure||Prevention > Awareness-raising /Campaigns|
|Form of Violence||Violence against women and girls|
The National Media Council hosted a workshop entitled "Protecting the Rights of Women and Children" on 14/7/2016 at its headquarters in Dubai, which was organized by the Department of Protection of Children and Women in the General Department of Human Rights in Dubai Police. It was on the media role in highlighting and enhancing the capabilities of UAE women, and developing media programs aimed at sensitizing the community to the rights of children and women alike. The workshop participants discussed the experiences of the media in the issues of child protection, combating violence against them, and their development issues, as well as discussing the professional principles for addressing the issues of children's and women's rights.