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
Work at a Riffa garment factory ground to a halt yesterday as nearly 2,000 employees went on a strike over allegations of abuse, withheld payment and forced deportation.
The walk-out at MRS Fashions in Hajiyat
An Indonesian housemaid who was convicted of sexually abusing an eight-year-old Bahraini has appeared in court for allegedly molesting the girl's cousin.
The 27-year-old appeared at the High Criminal Court