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Significant Discrimination Against Women, Girls in Law and Practice

(Beirut) – The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has made important women’s rights reforms in recent years, such as passing new domestic violence protections, but significant discrimination against women and girls remains, Human Rights Watch said today. Laws…
A foreign domestic worker with a child under a billboard in the United Arab Emirates.
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For Mansoor, Unfair Court Proceedings, Inhumane Detention Conditions

Click to expand Image In this Aug. 25, 2016 file photo, human rights…
A man in a white gutra
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Ahmed Mansoor Held in Indefinite Solitary Confinement; Denied Necessities, Medication

Click to expand Image Human rights activist Ahmed Mansoor smiles…
Human rights activist Ahmed Mansoor smiles while speaking to Associated Press journalists in Ajman, United Arab Emirates, on Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016.
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UK Court Concludes They Were Abducted, Forced Back to Dubai

(Beirut) – United Arab Emirates (UAE) authorities should secure the freedom of two daughters of the ruler of Dubai, who a United Kingdom court found are being confined against their will, Human Rights Watch said today.
 On March 5, 2020, a UK family…
Shaikha Latifa Bint Mohammed