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Women in the UAE

Posted on October 14, 2020


Although the UAE is more progressive than other Middle Eastern and Muslim countries, women do not share the same rights as men. Also, sexual violence and domestic abuse is a significant issue. In fact, the law allows men to use physical means, including violence, at their discretion against female family members. Also, there were reports that employers raped or sexually assaulted foreign domestic workers. These cases rarely went to court, and those that did had a low conviction rate.

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