Queen Rania meets with NCFA

October 27, 2015

(Office of Her Majesty – Press Department – Amman) Her Majesty Queen Rania Al Abdallah met, today, with members of the National Council for Family Affairs (NCFA) to discuss the NCFA’s plan to review the National Framework for Family Protection from Domestic Violence.

Queen Rania met with H.E. Dr. Rajai Muasher, Vice Chair of the Board of Trustees of NCFA and Mr. Fadel Al Hmoud, Secretary General of NCFA, during which the Queen emphasized the urgency of addressing the challenges and gaps in the national framework.

Dr. Muasher spoke about the steps the council took to update the national framework, including the approval stages of national Family Protection against Violence Program team; which is currently at the legislative stages after it had been raised to the Prime Ministry for consideration.

This will allow the Family Protection against Violence Program team to regulate and supervise the implementation of directives and national policies pertaining to family issues as well as ensure national institutions’ commitment to the framework as a reference for their plans and the continuation of the participatory approach of relevant parties at a national level.

NCFA’s work includes family counseling in cooperation with Supreme Judge Department as well expediting follow up on domestic violence cases in cooperation with Public Security Directorate.