We would like to share with you the below educational
• Time is money, so make the best use of it for your own interest .
• Talk to teachers, counsellors and social workers if you are having
problems at school or at home, as they have a role and duty to protect you .
• If you are afraid to talk about abuse you have faced, try to write
it down and give it to an adult you trust .
• Tell someone you can trust such as a teacher, relative or close
friend and ask for help, if one of your family member has faced an abuse .
• If you under 15, it is illegal for you to work in the UAE. If you
are between the ages of 15-18, you only allowed to work under certain
conditions and for a limited number of hours .
Child Protection on Roads & in Transport
• Do not hang any body part outside the vehicle window or the
• Fasten your seatbelt and do not attempt to exit from the car
unless it has come to a complete stop or your caregiver/driver has instructed
you to do so .
• Only cross the road, once the pedestrian sign has turned green and
traffic has come to a complete stop .
• At a pedestrian crossing, do not cross once the light begins to
flash. Never cross on a red light .
• Rid a bike that fits. A bike that is too big can't be controlled
properly and can be very dangerous to you when you ride it .
• To know if the bike is the right size for you, then both feet
should touch the ground while seated.
• Be sure that your bike helmet cover the upper part of the forehead
and sit level on the head. A helmet worn too far back will not provide good
• If you see your parents distracted with an electronic device while
driving, (phone, GPS navigation, and entertainment system) tell them it affects
your and their safety .
• If you are under the age of 10, you should only sit in the back of
a car .
Child Protection in Buildings
• Don’t try to get something by climbing on a chair or table. Ask an
adult to get it for you .
• Always pick up your toys after you play with them so that no one
trips over them.
• Don’t play with window/curtain cords at home. They can be wrapped
around your neck and cause you to choke.
• Make sure your scooter, skateboard or other rolling wheel toys are
safe. Have your parents check them for any problems.
• Even if you are a good swimmer, make sure that an adult is present
as you can still find yourself in danger .
Child Protection in Public Venues
• In case you lose your parent or guardian, always agree on a
meeting spot in the park, or other public venues .
• Always stay in groups or with an adult when going to sports games .
• If a stranger asks you to follow them, you should tell an adult
you trust such as your parents, security or a police officer .
• If you are under 11 years old, never use an elevator alone .
Child Protection from Technological Risks & Threats
• If being bullied, save the message, block the abuser and report
• Inform your parents or a trusted adult that is someone being
inappropriate with you .
• Inform your parents what kind of chat rooms or groups you want to
• Do not let anyone force you to do something you are not
comfortable with online .
• Do not respond to emails that ask for your password.
• If you share a photo online, always remember it can easily become