A workshop on enhancing the partnership mechanisms in responding to cases of violence
The three-day workshop recommended the necessity of automating the procedures of the Ministry of Interior when dealing with cases of violence and called to arrange a coordination meeting between administrative governors and juvenile judges to discuss procedures for dealing with juvenile cases, also it called to provide “Dar Amneh” services all over the Kingdom.
Moreover, the workshop in which several administrative governors and representatives of the Ministry of Social Development and the Department of Family Protection and Juveniles / Public Security Directorate participated, recommended the importance of providing training to the employees of the Ministry of Interior on the manual of dealing with the violence cases, revising the regulations and instructions related to reconciliation shelters, on how to give empowers governors the power to host battered women, especially the urgent cases.
A statement issued by the National Council for Family Affairs indicates that the purpose of this workshop is to determine the coordination and partnership mechanisms between the Ministry of Interior and the partners concerned in dealing with cases of violence, to come up with applicable procedures on how to apply and enable the manual in order to promote the quality of the services provided to the citizens, institutionalize, lunch and generalize this manual to be a standardized and consolidated reference which organizes efforts and procedures, defines the parties roles in a set of norms and standards that structure the work within the Ministry of Interior and partners.
The workshop also reviewed many topics related to its subject, including the national protection system for protection from violence, the manual for the employees of the Ministry of Interior in dealing with cases of gender-based violence, domestic violence, child protection, the procedures of the Department of Family and Juvenile Protection in dealing with cases of violence and the mechanisms of coordination and partnership, Ministry of Social Development procedures in dealing with cases of violence and mechanisms of coordination and partnership, and the role of the Directorate of Human Rights / Ministry of Interior in follow up and supervision on applying the manual.