Home to international residents of more than 200 nationalities, Abu.Dhabi has nurtured a reputation of being one of the most family-friendly places in the Middle East.


With its year-long entertainment offerings and world-class educational facilities, the emirate is especially great for young families.


With 80% of the world reachable within an 8-hour flight, the emirate’s established infrastructure and connectivity make it an ideal location for families from all over the globe.


Abu.Dhabi’s fast urban development is reflected in the constantly expanding list of parks, museums, galleries, art institutions, community places, youth centres and other facilities that are available to the emirate’s visitors and residents.


Ranked as the safest city in the world (Numbeo’s Quality of Life Index 2021), Abu.Dhabi offers an unparalleled quality of life to all the emirate’s diverse communities. And with its title of the best city for expats (InterNations Expat City Ranking 2020) expats, Abu.Dhabi has a wide range of residential areas to cater to the needs of its diverse population.


Marriage in the UAE:


Abu.Dhabi has welcomed significant developments to the rules and laws that have opened up even more opportunities for residents residing in the emirate. As many families have lived in the emirate for decades and consider it home, it is not surprising that a large number of residents wish to marry in Abu.Dhabi. In light of this, the Abu.Dhabi government has enacted legislations that represent Abu.Dhabi's desire to enhance their global position and competitiveness of the emirate as an attractive destination.


More information on marriage in the UAE can be found through the following link: The Official Portal of the UAE Government.


Maternity Leave:


Abu.Dhabi is one of the most forward thinking in terms of employee benefits and equality. With highly attractive maternity leave provisions for working mothers who need to take a break from their professional activities after they welcome a new child into the family, Abu.Dhabi is committed to safeguarding women’s health and achieving equality opportunities and treatment in the workplace.


Information on maternity privileges can be found on: The Official Portal of the UAE Government

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