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About Us

At Ewaa, we passionately believe in the transformative power of the arts, uniting aesthetic expressions with a holistic approach for individual and collective well-being. Our project aims to raise awareness about art therapy and bridge the gap with global developments. The inaugural conference, themed "Empowering through Creativity," fosters the exchange of innovative ideas and evidence-based research to advance the field of art therapy worldwide. Join us to empower through creativity and make a positive impact for societies.

About Abu Dhabi Center for Sheltering and Humanitarian Care – Ewaa:

Abu Dhabi Center for Sheltering and Humanitarian Care – Ewaa was established in 2008 to provide prompt care, rehabilitation, and empowerment to victims of human trafficking in the UAE. By 2020, it became an affiliate of the Department of Community Development and its mandate expanded to handle cases of violence and abuse in Abu Dhabi.

In accordance with global standards and best practices, Ewaa provides holistic services including reporting, social and psychological rehabilitation, counselling and legal support in addition to its 24/7 hotline 800-SAVE (800 7283). Through programs and initiatives, it raises awareness and seeks changing the perception in the community towards violence as well as contributes to research and policy.