The child abuse law in Bahrain should be made stricter and parents who fail to report cases of child molestation must be held accountable and punished, a top official said.
A total of 25 cases had been received by prosecutors betw
Child abuse cases, including complaints of physical, sexual and psychological abuse and "extreme negligence", registered by the government-run Child Protection Centre rose from 257 in 2012 to 428 last year, marking an increase of 60 pe
Bahrain has stepped up efforts to protect children against all forms of violence and abuse, a report said.
A hotline will operate round-the-clock to receive complaints and take necessary measures, according to a report in the Gulf
The Bahrain Women's Union (BWU) has joined forces with 10 non-governmental organisations (NGOs) in running a project to train, educate and empower thousands of people living in the kingdom's villages.
The project, which wi
Zain Group, the leading mobile network operator in the Middle East, has formally joined the GSMA Mobile Alliance against Child Sexual Abuse Content.
The Alliance’s role is to ensure that individuals or organisations wishing to use, or prof
Bahrain has been urged to help fight a global war on paedophiles by introducing tougher laws to protect children from abuse.
UN special rapporteur on the sale of children, child prostitution and child pornography Najat Majid Maala called o
Child molesters are increasingly targeting children in the Middle East because of the lack of laws protecting them, it has emerged.
More than 60 per cent of youngsters in the Gulf have been contacted by a paedophile through chat rooms or v