Frequently Asked Questions
stages of pregnancy to the age of eight years old. These specific four pillars were selected because development in early childhood is multi-dimensional and requires integration and coordination across multiple sectors. There is a wide body of research indicating that intervention in one sector alone is not sufficient to promote the best outcomes.
We have four distinct roles:
- We are an enabler: We broaden the capabilities of our partners to support holistic child development.
- We are a policymaker: We develop coordinated and aligned policies and laws.
- We are a knowledge hub: We inform decision-making through research, data and evidence.
- We are a disruptor: We transform how people think about and address the needs of young children.
Neurological studies show that brain development in the early years forms the basis for human growth and development for the rest of a child’s life. A wide body of research demonstrates that high-quality interventions in early childhood benefit (1) economic growth and development, (2) overall health and well-being, and (3) academic achievement. Moreover, research by Nobel Peace Prize winning economist James Heckman shows that investments in early childhood are the most cost-efficient investments a country can make to ensure a strong future workforce and enhance its economic competitiveness.
Please contact the Child Protection Center at the Ministry of Interior by calling them on +9712 333 3999 or the free hotline at 11611 or send an e-mail to them at firstname.lastname@example.org.
You should only contact the emergency phone number for Abu Dhabi Police 999, if it is an emergency case or the child needs an ambulance.
Yes it is safe to report and your identity will be treated with utmost confidentiality.