“The decision has not been taken yet. Many things need to be considered before opening a shelter.” One concern is that “the need is too little”, she said. “That’s why it’s still under negotiation.” “For now, the idea of opening a shelter for men must be considered and discussed by the board members.
“It will come, but when and how the decision will come needs time,” Al Mazroui added.
Ewa’a has cared for nearly 200 women and children since it was founded in 2008. The shelters provide protection, rehabilitation and legal services to clients, as well as help with repatriation.