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Bahrain: Increased efforts to respect human and migrant rights

Author: KBC channel, Published on: 7 April 2019

"Bahrain’s investment in human rights attracts foreign workers", 8th March 2019

... The Bahrain government are attracting more foreign workers to the Middle East country while earning it international recognition. To allow citizens to anonymously submit suggestions or complaints on any aspect of human rights violations the government has also invested in an electronic suggestions and complaints system dubbed Tawasul. All reported cases are then picked and determined by a select committee that must deliver within set timelines.

In its flagship project, The Flexible Work Permit, a one-of-a-kind in the Middle East, grants these set of workers the right to work in numerous non-professional jobs, both full-time and part-time, and with one or more employer.The workers also benefit from healthcare provided by government centers and are allowed to leave Bahrain and return on a regular basis during the period of validity of the work visa

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