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Qatar rights group: Violence against women at home, in the workplace, continues to rise


The number of reported cases of violence against women in Qatar rose 54 percent from 2010 to 2011 and continues to increase, according to the Qatar Foundation for the Protection of Women and Children’s Rights, the Peninsula reports.

Physical assaults at home and in the workplace, as well as sexual violence and “mental torture” were among the complaints lodged, the organization said during a recent event to raise public awareness about women’s rights.

Qatar currently has no law specifically criminalizing domestic violence, but is working on legislation that would define and outlaw such acts by 2016.

Previously, QFPWC reported that some 995 cases of abuse had been lodged from Jan. 1 to Sept. 1 of this year – an average of nearly four incidents a day.

Husbands are the biggest perpetrators of the violence, the Peninsula states:

A majority 59 percent of the complainants said they were targets of husbands’ fury, while 11 percent pertained to violence at workplace…

The way women are married off by their fathers and family elders in the Arab world was in itself a form of violence against women, said (an) expert.

Adding to the problems is that ”family law as generally interpreted discriminates against women in matters of divorce, inheritance, and child custody, granting men privileged status in these matters,” Human Rights Watch states in its 2012 World Report on Qatar.

The National Development Strategy, which has acknowledged the rising incidences of domestic violence in the country, said two challenges impede Qatar’s ability to tackle the problem: the lack of systematic data collection and incomplete investigations into suspected cases of abuse or neglect.


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7 years ago

Company: RCS International
Manager: Cola Ajiboye – +97433595003
Staff: Jean Pallasigue
Case: Sexual Intercourse to Married Man in an exchange of expensive thing like gold necklace.

Jean Pallasigue is a home wrecker.

My husband and Jean Pallasigue cheated me under human and God’s Law. My relationship with my husband still on the rock, I don’t know if our family will be ok after Jean Pallasigue ruin it. Shes now having an affair after I discovered it, shes the one going to the accomodation of his new boyfriend Morris Natad working at Oryx Rotana Hotel. According to Morris Friend (Mr. Art Jay Medequiso), Jean Pallasigue were always sleeping together on the same accomodation, this is an immoral practice and she don’t respect the law of qatar of having a sexual intercourse outside marriage.

It was complaint to Mr. Cola Ajiboye – Training Manager above last July 2014 but it seems there is no action at all and he don’t care about the case of his staff Jean Pallasigue. Mr. Cola replied to my husband that this is only minor and my husband asking him to give a justice because I will not allow my husband to be with us again if there is no justice and mostly for my son.

It will happen again as long as Jean Pallasigue still on qatar and again this is very immoral to any country. Mr. Cola were protecting Jean Pallasigue, it is very hurtful to me because he don’t want to follow the rules you are implementing there in qatar.

It was told by my husband all the sins that he made and all the information of Jean Pallasigue that they have an affair during February – May 2014 for 3 months. She is giving a leakage of NEBOSH IGC 1 and 2 into an exchange of gold necklace and it was known by her Manager Mr. Cola of RCS International.

Jean Pallasigue also going to the flat of my husband at Bldng 32 Najma Flat 14. Shes the one always going there on the flat and having a sexual intercourse the same what she is doing with her current boyfriend right now. I respect the image of qatar that marriage is very sacred and I cannot accept that one of our co-nationality will destroy the image of Filipina girl and the filipino family in the future.

The one that who has the fault should be punished. I know the feeling of being a mother who has a son that is fighting for my family because my family is my life. I want to teach every woman to value themselves and not to be tempted. These fight is not me alone but all the woman around the globe who is suffering like mine.

I want justice for what she did to my family, “how many families will be broken?” “How many children will be lost their parents because of the immorality happening abroad?” Having an affair with married man is illegal and sin to Allah……

I would like to thank your good office for taking my complaint seriously it helps a lot as I started to regain the trust and confident that were lost for the said incident mentioned above.

This will be serve as an eye opener for your country what is really happening to your country.

Thank you so much for hearing my side.

Sincerely Yours,
Angeline Diaz So

6 years ago

yes i have, and the company of jean pallasigue is involved for this issue also…

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