Rights of the Child in Bahrain


The Bahrain kingdom, comprising 40 islands and located in the Arabic Gulf, and has significant problems in terms of childrenÂ’s rights. Freedom of speech, rights to identity and to non-discrimination are not fully respected. Thus, the Committee on the Rights of the Child expressed concern about the situation of Bahraini children and recommended the country take steps to improve their living conditions.

Key wordschildren / female genital mutilation / human rights / sexual violence / torture