Country Bahrain
Year 2007
Type of Measure Social services > Shelter/Safe accommodation
Form of Violence Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence

Brief Description


A shelter has been established for female family violence victims by the Supreme Council for Women (SCW). It provides a place where women can receive care, guidance, and information if they are subjected to violence or expulsion from the matrimonial home.

Source of Information

CEDAW/C/BHR/2 p.43