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Leadership Skills and Peacebuilding
Published: 2015
Organization: Kuwaiti Human Rights Society
Project: Youth Leadership for Peace-Building (YLP)
Arabic
This guide describes the peace-building process with a focus on integrated concepts and culture. It highlights development of leadership skills for advocacy campaigns and factors for garnering external support. The guide also identifies concepts and types of human rights, good governance, effective project writing and training skills.

Law Clinic Course Syllabus, Kuwait International Law School
Published: 2013
Organization: Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies
Project: The Protection Project
English

The course is designed to provide law students with substantive legal knowledge, focusing on how to interview clients, identify victims of human right violations, draft a pleading, represent a client in a settlement conference, and work with people from diverse backgrounds. The course is divided into divided into 13 units, focusing on human rights, access to justice, the right to be heard, assisting domestic workers, legal ethics and more. It focuses on Kuwait.


Manual on the Establishment and Operation of a Law Clinic: Best Practices, Comparative Models, and Monitoring Mechanisms (Kuwait)
Published: 2013
Organization: Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies
Project: The Protection Project
English

This manual is provides instructions on the establishment and operation of law clinics in Kuwait. The manual is divided into seven parts, such as: defining the objectives; selecting the topics; overcoming obstacles; and establishing exchange programs. Comparative models and best practices from different law clinics around the world and used as examples.


Kuwaiti Family Code
Published: 2011
Organization: Additional Relevant Resources
Arabic

Women's Rights in Kuwaiti Personal Status Law and Bahraini Judicial Rulings (Practical)
Published: 2011
Organization: Freedom House
Project: Women's Rights in Kuwaiti Personal Status Law and Bahraini Judicial Rulings
English Arabic

The Practical Part of the Women's Rights in Kuwaiti Personal Status Law and the Bahraini Shari'a Judicial Rulings documents two national campaigns on women's rights and family law launched by civil society in the State of Kuwait and the Kingdom of Bahrain. This portion also places the campaigns within the framework of the larger movement for family law reform in each country as well as advocacy strategies and lessons learned for women’s rights activists in the Gulf region and beyond.


Women's Rights in Kuwaiti Personal Status Law and Bahraini Judicial Rulings (Theory)
Published: 2011
Organization: Freedom House
Project: Women's Rights in the Middle East and North Africa
English Arabic

Through its regional Family Law Program, Freedom House published the Women's Rights in the Kuwaiti Personal Status Law and the Bahraini Shari'a Judicial Rulings (Theory Portion) which brings together Sunni, Shiite and legal scholars from the State of Kuwait and the Kingdom of Bahrain to analyze family law, Islamic jurisprudence, and religious and civil interpretations in an attempt to bridge key differences among their perspectives.


Women's Rights and Kuwaiti Family Law Weekly Article Series I&II
Published: 2011
Organization: Freedom House
Project: Women's Rights and Kuwaiti Family Law Weekly Article Series

A group of Kuwaiti male and female family law attorneys with varying political and religious backgrounds and ideologies have been working collaboratively on a weekly newspaper articles in order to educate the public and raise awareness on women’s rights and family law issues. The first article series described each article of Kuwait's family law, and the second series is dealing with specific cases and the application of the family law in Kuwait.

The articles are available in Arabic at the following website:

http://www.familylaw-khaleej.org/en/publications/womens-rights-and-kuwaiti-family-law-weekly-article-series-i-ii.html


Get Out the Vote - Calculating Vote Goals
Published: 2010
Organization: National Democratic Institute (NDI)
Project: Expanding Support for Political Reform
English

This resource provides a six-step process for calculating vote goals.


Get Out the Vote - Counting Form
Published: 2010
Organization: National Democratic Institute (NDI)
Project: Expanding Support for Political Reform
Arabic

This is an election counting form in Arabic.


Get Out the Vote - Election Day Timeline – Poll Monitors
Published: 2010
Organization: National Democratic Institute (NDI)
Project: Expanding Support for Political Reform
English Arabic

This sample timeline shows the schedule for poll monitors and Get Out the Vote (GOTV) trainings, as well as what should be included in election day packets.


Get Out the Vote - Script for Kuwait
Published: 2010
Organization: National Democratic Institute (NDI)
Project: Expanding Support for Political Reform
Arabic

This is a Get Out the Vote (GOTV) script for the elections.


Get Out the Vote - Timeline
Published: 2010
Organization: National Democratic Institute (NDI)
Project: Expanding Support for Political Reform
Arabic

This timeline in Arabic describes details for a Get Out the Vote (GOTV) campaign.


Get Out the Vote - Job Descriptions for Get Out the Vote (GOTV) Workers
Published: 2010
Organization: National Democratic Institute (NDI)
Project: Expanding Support for Political Reform
English Arabic

This guide provides job descriptions and structure for staff to work together on election day.


Get Out the Vote - Tally Sheet
Published: 2010
Organization: National Democratic Institute (NDI)
Project: Expanding Support for Political Reform
Arabic

This resource provides a Get Out the Vote (GOTV) tally sheet in Arabic.


Get Out the Vote - Volunteer Materials List
Published: 2010
Organization: National Democratic Institute (NDI)
Project: Expanding Support for Political Reform
Arabic

This resource provides a Get Out the Vote (GOTV) volunteer material list in Arabic.


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