Bahrain Human Rights Watch Society (BHRWS)
|Type:||NGO working on Crime|
|Address:||P O BOX : 15055|
|Region:||Middle East and Northern Africa|
|UN Languages:||Arabic, French, English|
Other:'Human Rights, Rule of Law, Migration'
||BHRWS was established mainly to consolidate the principles of human rights in the Kingdom.The Society has sought to support women’s rights activists’ campaign for the introduction of personal status law to protect women in cases of divorce and child custody. In association with the National Coalition to Stop Violence Against Women, the BHRWS launched the Respect Movement, a petition in support of the Personal Status Law. It has remarkable achievements in protecting housemaids and fighting for women’s rights in Bahrain.
The society also aims at consolidating the principles of human rights and contributing towards raising the standards of democratic practices.