Although Muslim Bahrainis generally do not eat pork or drink alcohol, supermarkets sell pork and you can buy alcohol from licensed stores, hotels and restaurants. The average temperature during summer is 37- 40°C — however most outdoor locations have shade and buildings are climate controlled. Private resorts and clubs have beaches and pools for men and women to swim.The Women in Bahrain are generally more publicly active than in other Arab countries.The women of Bahrain became “enfranchised women” after the revisions in the constitution of Bahrain were ratified in 2002, thereby making Bahrain the second country in the GCC to enfranchise its female population.This paper describes the parallel entry of Bahraini and non‑Bahraini women into the workforce and explores the intersections of gender, work and nationality in Bahrain, as well as local variations in the globalizing work force.
During the last thirty years or so, the women of Bahrain have had opportunities deviate from their conventional roles in society.
The women who married farmers were supposed to act as farmland helpers and as produce marketers.
In towns and cities, the women were traditionally assigned to do the house chores and the duty to take care of children.
In the past, such as in the 1960s, the roles of Bahraini women depended on the roles or jobs of their husbands.
Women who were wed to fishermen were supposed to assist their husbands in their trade as fish cleaners and fish vendors.
The traditional garments of the women of Bahrain include the jellabiya, a long, loose dress, which is one of the preferred clothing style for the home and the workplace.