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Queen Rania attends festival launch as part of campaign to reduce violence against children

Her Majesty Queen Rania attended the launch of a festival organised by the National Council for Family Affairs (NCFA) and UNICEF on Tuesday, as part of a wider ongoing campaign in Jordan to reduce physical violence against children, a statement from Her Majesty’s Office said.

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NCFA discusses strategies, plans to better serve senior citizens

The National Council for Family Affairs (NCFA) on Thursday held a meeting with the committee entrusted with following up on the implementation of the National Strategy for Senior Citizens, calling on all stakeholders to start executing the activities stipulated in the action plan towards the cel

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National framework against child labour under revision

The National Council for Family Affairs (NCFA) last week held a series of meetings with stakeholders to update the National Framework for the Reduction of Child Labour and the Manual on Applied Measures, which were prepared and approved by the government in 2011.

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Elders’ protection should be priority of family-based society — Lattouf

AMMAN — “In the Jordanian society, the family is the incubator of all of its members throughout their complete life cycle,” Minister of Social Development Hala Lattouf said on Tuesday, adding “this principle requires placing the protection of the elderly at the priority of the ministry’s work in

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Council for Family Affairs launches national team to tackle early childhood issues

The National Council for Family Affairs (NCFA) on Wednesday held its first consultative meeting with stakeholders on early childhood development (ECD), announcing the official launch of the council’s formation of a national team dedicated to troubleshooting ECD related issues.

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UNFPA and Council for Family Affairs partner to assess family counselling centres’ impact

The National Council for Family Affairs (NCFA) on Monday signed a plan of action with the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) to cooperate on the evaluation of the family counselling centres operating in Balqa, Irbid, Ajloun, Karak, Mafraq and Aqaba.

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