Bahrain CSW Submission 2018 - Equality Now

Bahrain CSW Submission 2018

Bahrain - Submission to the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW)

27th July 2018

The submission focuses on the need for the Government of Bahrain to repeal Article 353 of its Penal Code fully and without any exceptions; Article 353 of the Bahrain Penal Code exempts rapists from punishment if they marry their victims.

Submitted by: Equality Now and Bahrain Women Union