Counselling sessions and one-on-one assistance will be provided to victims of domestic and sexual abuse in Bahrain, with the launch of a crisis management centre.
Women Crisis Care International (WCCI) will conduct its first orien
Lebanon has launched a 24-hour hotline for female domestic workers to allow them to report abuse or mistreatment and receive help.
The country hosts more than 200,000 migrant domestic workers, according to the International Labour
Tougher punishments for people, who physically or sexually abuse children or the mentally ill, were approved by the Bahrain’s Shura Council yesterday (May 10).
Jail sentences of three months and fines of BD100 ($265) could b
A new media campaign to raise awareness about child abuse has been announced by Zain Group.
It features videos on social media and print advertisements highlighting verbal, physical and sexual abuse and how it affects children, sa
Local filmmakers and artists have come together to highlight the plight of domestic workers in Bahrain, specifically housemaids who are often physically abused and not paid.
They have joined an awareness campaign spearheaded by th
One of Tamkeen's flagship programmes, which has undergone a complete overhaul in a bid to cut down on fraud and abuse, will be relaunched at the end of this month in Bahrain.
The Enterprise Development Support (EDS) scheme was
The UAE's Ministry of Interior has issued a guidebook outlining the standard operating procedures to be adopted when dealing with the elderly, children, people with special needs and women, in the evidence collection process performed by the
Bahrain's rights watchdog has registered 34 complaints in the last six months, including torture allegations and sectarian discrimination.
The National Institution for Human Rights (NIHR) has launched inves
Bahrain has seen a drop in the number of foreign housemaids coming forward with allegations of abuse during Ramadan.
In previous years, extended working hours and allegations of general mistreatment during the
An Arabic translation of a novel by a former Bahrain resident has been banned in two Gulf states.
Aadujeevitham (Goat Days) was written by the author Benyamin and tells the story of an abused migrant worker in