Dubai to host 5th Arab Regional Conference on Child Abuse and Neglect

Dubai will host the 5th Arab Regional Conference on Child Abuse and Neglect, ArabCAN, under the theme, “From Legislation to Implementation” from 19th to 22nd November 2017. This was announced by the International Society for the Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect, ISPCAN, and the Arab Society for the Prevention of Violence against Children, ARAB SPCAN.

The conference will provide a regional and international platform for more than 400 experts from all over the world to help protect children from abuse and neglect. It will also address the challenges and obstacles facing individuals and institutions in this field.

It will also allow the exchange of experiences among individuals, organizations and governments in many countries of the world by presenting their experiences in combating child abuse and neglect in terms of legislation and enforcement mechanisms, care, protection and rehabilitation services.

The theme of the conference is expected to cover child protection legislation and procedures, best practices in child protection in the Arab region, dealing with child abuse, training and capacity-building, studies and information collection on child abuse.

The Organizing Committee of the conference has called on all researchers and specialists in the field of protection and care of children from around the world to contribute to enriching the conference by submitting their abstracts to the event’s official website