Human Traffic Watch

UAE Human Trafficking Shelter received 166 victims in past four years

In Awareness, Human Trafficking, Social Justice on April 28, 2013 at 2:06 pm

The UAE’s centre for victims of human trafficking received during the past four years 166 women and children.

The centre operates under the umbrella of the Red Crescent Authority and coordinates with the National Committee for Combating Human Trafficking. It provides medical and psychological care for the victims, legal and social assistance, and vocational training programmes to help them start a new phase in their life.

The shelter in Abu Dhabi, set up in 2008, received 126 victims, the centre’s branch in Sharjah, which began operations in 2011, received 22 victims, while the centre in Ras Al Khaimah has cared for 18 victims since 2011.

Source: Gulf News

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