International Human Rights Treaties


The Kingdom of Bahrain has ratified the following International Human Rights treaties:

  • 1. International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination
    (Ratified in 1990)

  • 2. International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR)
    (Ratified in 2006)

  • 3. The International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (ICESCR)
    (Ratified in 2007)

  • 4. Convention On The Elimination Of All Forms Of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW)
    (Ratified in 2002)

  • 5. Ratification of the Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment (CAT)
    (Ratified in 1998)

  • 6. The Convention on the Rights of the Child
    (Ratified in 1992)

  • 7. The Convention on the Rights of the Child with regard to child involvement in armed conflicts
    (Ratified in 2004)

  • 8. the Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child regarding child sale, prostitution and pornography
    (Ratified in 2004)

  • 9. The Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
    (Ratified in 2011)

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