Under the auspices of the Director General of the Ministry of Labor and Social Development in Asir region, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women was activated in line with the global system that activated this international event on 25th of November each year under the slogan "Stop Violence Against Women ".
The campaign was co-organized by seven government agencies representing four ministries:
Ministry of Education represented by (Faculty of Science and Literature, Khamis Mushit)
Student activity management from Aseer education - scouting activity management
Ministry of Health represented by The Saudi-German Hospital in Aseer | Abha, Abha Private Hospital | Armed Forces Hospital in the South region.
Human Rights Commission branch in Asir
Ministry of Interior, represented by the General Directorate of Prisons In Asir.
The campaign included corners and units by each government agency through which they highlight the role of each ministry in protecting women from violence and strategies they work on to prevent violence before it occurs and the procedures used in the case of identifying a case of violence, The campaign was launched and supervised by staff members from King Khalid University and Officials from all participating ministries, specialists,
psychologists and social workers.
The campaign was carried out by a team of 45 scouts led by the scouting supervisor, and eight volunteers from three volunteer teams (Cloud Team | Athooq Team | and Zajil Team). Specialists and consultants in family and psychological affairs have provided information on the campaign and provided the necessary advice to public and shoppers.
The campaign was covered by a some journalists from Asir media using Snapchat and electronic newspapers. This campaign comes within the educational programs that take a serious turn in involving all ministries to stop and respond to violence and work to build an organization that supports the state's approach to give women their rights decided by the Islamic law.
The Director General of the Ministry of Labor and Social Development in Asir Mr.Hussein bin Hamad al-Marri and assistant director of the Social Protection Unit of Abha Mr.Ahmed bin Saeed Asiri took a tour of all corners and learned about the activities contributed by the authorities to participate in the event.
The event was characterized by the presence of the scout band, which presented a performance and a song by the Scouts, led by Ms.Sherifa Al-Aalmi, and then at the end of the event the Director General presented the shields of honor and certificates to all the participants and to the staff.