Country Bahrain
Year 2007
Type of Measure Administrative data > Social Services
Form of Violence Domestic violence/Intimate partner violence

Brief Description

  • Statistics from the Batelco Anti-Domestic Violence Centre show that it dealt with 209 cases of domestic violence in 2008.
  • Statistics from the Ministry of Social Development safe house, which was opened in 2007, show that it provided refuge for 39 women and 31 children victims of such violence in 2007. A hotline has been opened for calls from victims of domestic violence which refers them to the appropriate authorities.
  • Statistics from the Bahrain Centre for Child Protection that was opened in April 2007, which is part of the Ministry of Social Development, show that the Centre received 86 child victims of domestic violence.

Source of Information

CEDAW/C/BHR/Q/2/Add.1 p.5