Abu Dhabi: Domestic violence can now be reported through WhatsApp in Dubai. Dubai Foundation for Women and Children has introduced the WhatsApp facility to report complaints and seek help.
Violence like domestic violence, human trafficking and threats can be reported through WhatsApp.
Victims can also use the system to apply for psychological, social and legal assistance, officials said. The project is being implemented with the aim of facilitating and speeding up the services of the foundation.
Officials informed that the new service has been prepared with the aim of making the services of the foundation more popular, making communication easier and activating smart channels. The Foundation is currently providing services through its website and social media. The foundation was established in 2007 to provide protection and assistance to women and children in the UAE.