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Womens rights

3 Jul, 2004

BCHR stresses “fast-track” justice for abused women

December18.net, 3 July 2004 The Bahrain Centre for Human Rights (BCHR) has registered a strong protest at the lack of information given to it in the case of abused housemaid...

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29 Dec, 2003

BCHR concerned over maid’s treatment

Bahrain Tribune - 29 December 2003 The case of Indonesian housemaid Saripah Binti Robadi who was admitted to Intensive Care Unit at the BDF Hospital after suffering assault...

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25 Dec, 2003

Indonesia maid critical

Bahrain Tribune - 25 December 2003 Faripah, 20, attempted suicide following abuse A 20-year-old Indonesian housemaid is in critical condition at the BDF Hospital after a...

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23 Dec, 2003

Indonesia envoy arrives to discuss maid’s return

Bahrain Tribune - 23 December 2003 Fourteen-year-old Indonesian maid, Fitri, who was rescued from abusive employers by the Migrant Workers Group (MWG) a sub-committee of the...

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21 Dec, 2003

Monitoring of manpower agencies stressed

Bahrain Tribune - 21 December 2003 A Bahrain human rights delegation highlighted important issues facing “receiving countries” such as Bahrain to which women migrant workers...

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13 Nov, 2003

Report on human rights in Bahrain discloses discrimination

ArabicNews.com Bahrain, Politics, 11/13/2003 With the great multilevel progress achieved in the last few years in Bahrain, and recognized by many including the opposition,...

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19 Sep, 2003

Circumstances facing Migrant women (Domestic Workers) in the Gulf

Paper presented by BCHR Vice President Nabeel Rajab to the Annual Conference of the World Association of Non-Governmental Organizations, Bangkok, 25 - 28 September 2003 Labour...

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1 Sep, 2003

Bahrain: A Call for Freedom of Expression & Women’s Rights

Bulletin of "Committee to Defend Women's Rights in the Middle East" - Number 16 - September 2003 What started as one woman's battle for custody of her children has become a...

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23 Jun, 2003

‘NGOs, rights bodies should focus on housemaids’ woes’

Bahrain Tribune - 26 June 2003 Women’s groups, non-governmental organisations and human rights bodies should be more involved in monitoring working conditions and living...

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1 Jun, 1997

Human Rights Watch: Civil Rights and the Political Crisis in Bahrain

ROUTINE ABUSE, ROUTINE DENIAL Civil Rights and the Political Crisis in Bahrain Human Rights Watch/Middle East Human Rights Watch New York Washington London Brussels...

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