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Musawah Thematic Report on Bahrain (2014)

About This Resource

In February 2014 – Musawah submitted a Thematic Report on Bahrain to the CEDAW Committee for review at its 57th Session in Geneva, Switzerland. This report examines Bahraini laws and practices that enforce direct and de jure discrimination against women in the following areas: guardianship; early and forced marriage; equal rights and responsibilities; polygamy; domestic violence; divorce; custody and guardianship of children; right to confer nationality to children; inheritance; and personal status law for Shiite majority.

Click HERE to read the Oral Statement on Bahrain & Qatar delivered to the 57th Session of the CEDAW Committee.