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March 01, 2023|
The UAE government has always been upfront about the protection of children and their rights. Provisions ensuring their development and safety are scattered in various legislations, and impose heavy penalties and punishments on those who violate these measures. The UAE is also party to the United Nations Convention on Child Protection, and in 2016, enacted a comprehensive legislation on protecting the children and safeguarding their rights.
January 17, 2023|
Under the UAE laws, abortion is broadly regulated under two laws. These are the Federal Decree Law 31 of 2021 On the Issuance of Crimes and Penalties Law (UAE Penal Code) and the Federal Decree-Law No. 4 of 2016 On Medical Liability (Medical Liability Law).
January 11, 2023|
The child protection law in the United Arab Emirates is the Federal Law No 3 of 2016, also called Wadeema’s Law. Wadeema’s Law protects the overall rights of the child, including his fundamental rights of life, security and care, family rights, health rights, social rights, and cultural and education rights.
January 03, 2023|
One of the main goals which the UAE strives to achieve is the protection and taking care of the juveniles.
November 08, 2022|
In the UAE, selling tobacco to individuals who are below eighteen years old is prohibited. This prohibition is governed by the Federal Law No. 3 of 2016 On Child’s Rights, also known as Wadeema’s Law.
April 05, 2022|
The UAE child protection laws have been enacted to ensure that appropriate living standards, right to health and educational rights are guaranteed to all children in the UAE without any discrimination. The Law protects children against all forms of negligence, exploitation, physical and psychological abuses, and it further imposes the onus on the community, especially physicians, educators, health care workers and other members of the society, to mandatorily report instances of child negligence.
October 18, 2021|
The Federal Law No. 3 of 2016 on Child Rights (also known as the 'Wadeema law' or 'UAE child protection law') was enacted in the UAE to ensure that all children in the UAE, irrespective of whether they are citizens, residents or tourists, are accorded with the right to life, education, protection from neglect as well as all forms of abuse whether physical, sexual, verbal, emotional or psychological.
August 29, 2021|
Divorce is not an easy process to go through as a family. However, sometimes divorce becomes a necessity for the couple, as they may have reached a crossroads in their marriage and it might be better for both of them to separate.
April 05, 2021|
One of the most significant changes in this decree is organizing the freedom of travel with the child and the travel ban decision, which can be issued against the child by one the parents.
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