Emirati Children’s Day is an occasion to renew commitment towards the rights of
children and affirm the fact that embracing, educating and guiding children is
a national educational task and societal responsibility, its purpose is to prepare
future generations to continue the accomplishments and development of the
nation and enhance the pioneering role of the United Arab Emirates at
directives of Her Highness Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak, Chairwoman of the General Women's Union, President of the
Supreme Council for Motherhood and Childhood and Supreme Chairwoman of the Family
Development Foundation, who called for marking the Emirati Children’s Day on 15th
March each year, coincides with the date of the approval of the Child Protection
Law called as “Wadeema” in the Official
Gazette in 2016, reflects the UAE interests in future generations and the
importance of raising them according to the cultures and traditions of the
nation and the wise leadership’s instructions to prepare generations who will
keep pace with giving, tolerance, fraternity and development.
The Ministry of Community Development is committed to
achieve best care for children based on the Child Protection Law “Wadeema” and
its executive by-laws which harnesses all possibilities for the preparation of
generations to be capable of taking the social and national responsibilities.
The role of families and parents in raising their children and fulfilling their
psychological and social needs reflects the aspirations of younger generations
positively for the welfare of their future and nation.