Arab states to join hands against family violence
Arab delegations gathered in Jordan' s capital of Amman on Monday to discuss means of fighting against family violence in the Arab world.
During the two-day conference aiming to seek cooperation mechanisms among Arab states on anti-family violence, the participants called for enhancing Arab exchanges on knowledge and experience in the area, Xinhua reported.
They also called for real activities and programs at national levels with a vision to create a national anti-family-violence environment, which eventually leads to an end to family violence in the Arab world.
The meeting is expected to launch an Arab Network for Family Protection from Family Violence and deliver an Arab Platform of Action against family violence.
Participants include delegations from Egypt, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Libya, Algeria, Morocco, Sudan, Qatar, Kuwait, Yemen, Palestine, Iraq, Lebanon, Syria, Tunisia, Oman and Mauritania.