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Dubai Foundation for Women and Children (DFWAC)



  • Organization TypeImplementing NGO, Advocacy NGO, Service Providers
  • HeadquartersUnited Arab Emirates
  • Founded2007
The Dubai Foundation for Women and Children (DFWAC) is the first licensed non-profit shelter in the UAE for women and children victims of domestic violence, child abuse, and human trafficking. It was established in July 2007 to offer victims immediate protection and support services in accordance with international human rights obligations. Vision Society free of violence Message "Provision of safe housing and rehabilitation services to violence victim women and children, spreading social culture, strengthening local and international partnerships, adoption of a research database that contributes to the development of policies commensurate with international standards for violence control". Values Integrity, privacy and confidentiality, respect, equality, professionalism, team work, creativity and excellence. Directive Principals PROTECT… Protect and support women and children through the provision of safe housing and rehabilitation services. PREVENT… Prevent various forms of violence through community education programs. PROMOTE… Promote community awareness on violence against women and children and inculcate empowerment culture through support programs. PARTNERSHIP… Build neutral and international relationships to help achieving DFWAC's vision and objectives. Services - Care & Rehab - Community Awareness Programs - Programs & Research - Helpline - Reports

Contact Dubai Foundation for Women and Children (DFWAC)

Company Offices
  • United Arab Emirates (headquarters)
  • Dubai
  • P.O. Box 97727