In Qatar, like in most of the Middle East, “zina” laws ban unmarried couples from having sex.Rights advocates say those most likely to end up in jail for this transgression are low-skilled migrant women.The National Human Rights Committee of Qatar has a wide mandate to protect and promote human rights. Article 2 of the Decree sets out the Committee's mandate, which gives it responsibility to: Dr.
An official asked Jo and the Egyptian man who got her pregnant to sign a form in Arabic, and with that, they were pronounced man and wife.
To avoid the risk of dehydration, it is necessary to drink enough water every day (Tap water is generally safe to drink).
Language Arabic is the official language, but English is also widely spoken. Media Newspaper: There are three local English newspapers Gulf Times, The Peninsula and Qatar Tribune, plus The International New York Times.
Use a high-factor sunblock on you exposed skin and wear a hat/cap. Drunkenness & drunk-driving are strictly prohibited (as well as drug consumption).
Take along a light jacket with you since air-conditioning is used everywhere. Business hours The work week is from Sunday to Thursday (Fridays and Saturdays are days off). Shop opening hours are 8.30am – 12.30pm and 4.00pm – 9.00pm.