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OHRC responds to reports on abuse of domestic workers

Oman Human Rights Commission (OHRC) has observed a report published by the Sunday Mail newspaper of Zimbabwe in relation to Zimbabwean women and a Dutch Organization Do Bold report in relation to Sierra Leon women who arrived in Oman as domestic workers. Such reports stated that these workers were subjected to difficult working and living conditions, and could be considered …

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Ministry of Social Development and The Oman Human Rights Commission (OHRC) conclude their Awareness Program in Sofar

Ministry of Social Development and the OHRC has concluded their awareness program “child protection from neglect and abuse” which was implemented in partnership with the Omani Women Associations in Zofar Governorate, as well as the participation of various concerned and targeted segments of the society. The awareness program led to the implementation of a set of awareness lectures in the …

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A reflection on the Oman Journalists Association/ Oman Human Rights Commission (OHRC) cooperation

A joint meeting was held at the headquarters of the OHRC today between Honorable Sheikh/ Abdullah bin Shuwain Al-Hosani, Chairman of the OHRC, Dr/ Muhammad bin Mubarak Al-Araimi, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Oman Journalists Association and a number of the Association members. The Meeting was attended by Mr/ Saeed bin Salem Al-Nomani, Secretary General of the …

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Lecturers from the Ministry of Social Development and the Oman Human Rights Commission (OHRC) emphasizing on the importance of community awareness to reduce cases of Child abuse and neglect

Lecturers from the Ministry of Social Development and the OHRC emphasized the importance of awareness and education programs to reduce cases of Child abuse and neglect, in addition to expanding the circle of stakeholders to include various segments of society. The lecturers called upon family and community efforts to reduce cases of abuse and neglect, which resulted in a number …

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The Ministry of Social Development and the OHRC implement an awareness program to reduce abuse and neglect of children in Suwayq

As part of the joint program implemented by the Ministry of Social Development and the OHRC in partnership with Omani Women’s Associations, an awareness lecture was held on child protection from neglect and abuse. The event was held at the headquarters of the Omani Women’s Association in Suwayq Governorate. The lecture was attended by a group of stakeholders and various …

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A team from the Oman Human Rights Commission (OHRC) visits the headquarters of the Al Rahma Association for Motherhood and Childhood in Seeb 

A team from the OHRC visited the headquarters of the Al Rahma Association for Motherhood and Childhood in Al Khod area in Seeb Governorate. During the visit, the team met with Ms/ Sanaa bint Abdulrahman Al-Khanjariya, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Association, and a number of the Association’ members and staff. At the beginning of the visit, …

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The Oman Human Rights Commission participates in the conference of the Arab Network of National Human Rights Institutions (ANNHRI) and its 19th General Assembly in Nouakchott

A delegation from the OHRC charied by Honorable Sheikh/ Abdullah bin Shween Al Hosani, Chairman of the OHRC, participated in the conference on the “Integration of Human Rights in Public Policies” and the General Assembly meeting of the Arab Network of National Human Rights Institutions (ANNHRI) in Nouakchott, Mauritania. The conference witnessed a wide participation of representatives of the OHCHR, …

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A team from the Oman Human Rights Commission (OHRC) participates in the activities of the Fourth Arab Regional High-Level Conference for the Protection and Promotion of Human Rights

A team from the OHRC participated in the Fourth Arab Regional High-Level Conference for the Protection and Promotion of Human Rights, the activities of which were held at the headquarters of the Secretariat-General of the League of Arab States in Cairo in cooperation and partnership between the League of Arab States, the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for …

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