A delegation from Islamic Republic of Mauritania representing the Ministry of Social Affairs, Children and the Family and the Ministry of Health in Mauritania and United Nations Fund visited UNCFA offices to get a closer look at the Council's work mechanism.
The National Council for Family Affairs and Family Violence Victims Protection Society signed a memorandum of understanding to harmonize work in the area of family protection at the national level.
In cooperation with the Supreme Judge Department, NCFA organized a workshop titled " "Elderly protection and care: Legislative framework and practical application"- Sharia Judiciary as a model".
According to the updated national strategy for senior citizens, the senior population in Jordan (60+ years) for the year 2015 has reached (518757) persons, 49.1% of which are females against 50.9% males, NCFA reported.
"Under the guidance of HM Queen Rania Al-Abdullah, Chair of NCFA's Board of Trustees, 2017 was a year of great achievements for NCFA ", said NCFA Deputy Secretary General, Mohammed Al-Miqdady.
With a view to get a closer look at the work of the NCFA, the Senate and the House of Representatives' Committees on Women and Family Affairs paid a visit to its offices and were briefed by the Vice-Chairman of the Board of Trustees Raja'i Al-Muasher on the work of the Council which is based on