Article 94

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Abuse of vulnerability Discrimination

This Article prohibits the employment of women in certain types of jobs considered to be arduous, detrimental to their health or morals.

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Under Article 145 of the Labour Law, violations of this provision are punished with up to one month’s imprisonment and a fine of between 2,000 and 6,000 Qatari Riyals, or with any of these two punishments.

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Article 94. Women shall not be employed in dangerous arduous works, works detrimental to their health, morals or other works to be specified by a Decision of the Minister.

Law /Qatar / Labour Law No. 14 of 2004

Qatar Labour Law 2004 governs the terms of employment of the majority of workers working in Qatar. The Labour Law sets out the minimum entitlements of workers employed in Qatar, and as such, it contains a number of important protections for workers, prohibits child labour, prohibits recruiting foreign workers by or through unlicensed recruiters or agencies,bans recruitment agencies from charging recruitment fees, and provides for mechanisms to enforce its provisions.

Any stipulations contrary to the provisions of the Labour Law are void unless more advantageous to the employee.