100 most powerful Arab women 2013
Thu 28 Feb 2013 12:58 PM
Sarah Shuhail
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Sarah Shuhail

Industry: Culture and society

Company: Ewa’a Shelter for Women and Children

Designation: Director

Country: UAE

Occupation: Director

Sarah Shuhail has helped save several hundred women and
girls from sex trafficking and prostitution since opening the Ewa’a Shelter for
Women and Children in 2008. Her work has drawn attention to the heinous crime
of forced prostitution and helped victims return to a normal life. Victims, who
are either rescued or escape from brothels, are given psychological and medical
care and legal support, while their rehabilitation also includes activities
such as handicrafts, swimming and drawing.