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Women's Rights in Kuwaiti Personal Status Law and Bahraini Judicial Rulings (Practical)
Publié: 2011
Organisation: Maison de la liberté
Projet: Women's Rights in Kuwaiti Personal Status Law and Bahraini Judicial Rulings
Anglais Arabe

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 and Kuwaiti Family Law Weekly Article Series I&II
Publié: 2011
Organisation: Maison de la liberté
Projet: 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


Family Law and the Kuwaiti Parliamentary Elections
Publié: 2011
Organisation: Maison de la liberté
Projet: Family Law and the Kuwaiti Parliamentary
Anglais Arabe

The Family Law and the Kuwaiti Parliamentary Elections Survey captures a historic moment as Kuwait women first exercised their political and democratic rights for the first time. It examines the findings of a nationwide survey conducted among 1,376 eligible Kuwaiti male and female voters from all 25 electoral districts during the campaigns leading up to the 2006 parliamentary elections. The report also examines a number of variables that reflect the demographic makeup of Kuwaiti society and their effect on voting decisions.


Women's Rights in Kuwaiti Personal Status Law and Bahraini Judicial Rulings (Theory)
Publié: 2011
Organisation: Maison de la liberté
Projet: Women's Rights in the Middle East and North Africa
Anglais Arabe

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 Survey (2009 Gulf Portion)
Publié: 2011
Organisation: Maison de la liberté
Projet: Women's Rights and Kuwaiti Family Law Weekly Article Series
Anglais Arabe

The Women's Rights in the Middle East and North Africa study presents detailed reports and quantitative ratings on the state of women’s rights in the member states of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC): Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar and Saudi Arabia. It is the first installment of a larger project encompassing the entire MENA region.


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