Rothna Begum

Rothna Begum

Rothna Begum is a senior women’s rights researcher at Human Rights Watch. 

Workers' Rights

Domestic workers in Middle East risk abuse amid COVID-19 crisis

Governments have a responsibility to protect foreign domestic workers.

Domestic workers in Middle East risk abuse amid COVID-19 crisis

Women's Rights

Middle East on a roll to repeal 'marry the rapist' laws

Rape-marriage exoneration laws are relics of the colonial past. It's time to leave them there.

Middle East on a roll to repeal 'marry the rapist' laws