Sharjah’s Child Safety Department endorses three stories to support parents in raising child safety awareness

In its ongoing quest to identify new ways of raising child safety awareness in more engaging and unconventional ways, the Sharjah-based Child Safety Department (CSD), recommends that parents choose inspiring stories for their children that are rich in content, and teaches good values through its characters. To facilitate this goal, the department, an affiliate of […]

Cyber Safety Ambassadors’ ready to educate their peers

Following the conclusion of the training workshops for the Child Safety Department (CSD)’s ‘Cyber Safety Ambassadors’ initiative, which aims to provide children and youth with the skills and training to guide their peers towards best practices in online safety, its 24 participants have been certified as capable of conducting workshops to their peers to raise […]

Child Safety Department holds anti-bullying workshops for 947 children

From identifying types of bullying to learning strategies on dealing with bullies, the Child Safety Department (CSD), an affiliate of the Supreme Council for Family Affairs in Sharjah, organised several workshops that helped raise children’s awareness of bullying and skills needed to address it as part of the recently concluded National Bullying Prevention Week. Launched […]

Children learn valuable safety lessons at SIBF 2019

Young visitors to the 38th Sharjah International Book Fair received a valuable safety lesson during a story-telling session organised by the Child Safety Department (CSD), an affiliate of the Supreme Council for Family Affairs in Sharjah. Author, Sabah Deeby led an interactive session that saw children engage with her story, A Day in the Market, […]

Child Safety Department and Sharjah Ladies Club Lead Awareness Efforts on Car Safety

The Child Safety Department (CSD), a subsidiary of the Supreme Council for Family Affairs in Sharjah (SCFA), conducted a workshop recently to raise awareness of children’s safety in cars, at Sharjah Ladies Club (SLC) in cooperation with Al Nabooda Automobiles. The workshop highlighted the importance of car seats to keep children safe, and how to […]

SIFF’s Young Visitors: We Pledge Not to Bully Others

Young visitors to the seventh edition of the Sharjah International Film Festival for Children and Youth (SIFF) 2019 pledged not to bully other children. The pledge came during a workshop organised by the Child Safety Department (CSD), a subsidiary of the Supreme Council for Family Affairs (SCFA). The workshop aimed to educate children on the […]

Child Safety Department Video Shines Light on Addressing Children’s Issues in the Media

The Child Safety Department (CSD), an affiliate of Sharjah’s Supreme Council for Family Affairs (SCFA), recently launched a video to raise awareness about the importance of abiding by UAE laws that protect children’s rights to privacy, dignity and respect when addressing their issues in the media. Targeting journalists, parents, social media influencers and the UAE […]

Child Safety Department’s Cyber Safety Ambassadors Undergo Specialised Training in Public Speaking

The Child Safety Department, a subsidiary of Sharjah’s Supreme Council for Family Affairs (SCFA), has trained 14 members of its ‘Cyber Safety Ambassadors’ initiative to sharpen their public speaking skills, focusing on specific personality traits like confidence, stance and body language, which make effective public speakers. The department collaborated with Sharjah Broadcasting Authority (SBA) to […]

Child Safety Forum: ‘Responsible Media… Safe Child’ Issues Nine-Point Recommendations List

The First Child Safety Forum, held yesterday (Tuesday) under the theme, Responsible Media… Safe Child, has released a nine-tenet recommendations document, which emerged from a private Media Talk session held on the sidelines of the event, to promote the role of Emirati media in becoming positive advocates for children and safeguarding their rights. The session […]

Child Safety Forum Recommends a Stronger Collaborative Approach to Child Protection and Welfare

Strong recommendations for a more socially-driven and collaborative approach to create community awareness among various stakeholders who have a responsibility towards ensuring child safety have come out of the first Child Safety Forum today (Tuesday) in Sharjah. The event titled ‘Responsible Media… Safe Child’, was organised by the Child Safety Department (CSD) under the patronage […]