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:
This resource is the twelfth module of the manual Making Human Rights Real: A Human Rights Education Program for Women in Morocco. It includes three fieldtrip sessions: visit to a family planning center, visit to hospitals and visit to police stations.
This resource reviews the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR), a multilateral treaty adopted by the United Nations General Assembly in 1966. The ICCPR commits its parties to respect the civil and political rights of individuals, including the right to life, freedom of religion, freedom of speech, freedom of assembly, electoral rights and rights to due process and a fair trial.
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.
This resource provides the text, in English, for the International Convention on the Protection of the Rights of All Migrant Workers and Members of Their Families, which entered into force on July 1, 2003. It was used in The Protection Project trainings, organized by the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies.
This resource is the tenth module of the manual Making Human Rights Real: A Human Rights Education Program for Women in Morocco. It focuses on women’s right to participate in political life with six sessions: making decisions without women; women and decision-making positions; obstacles to women’s political participation; the right to vote in elections; vote your conscience; and know your government.
This resource is the second module of the manual Making Human Rights Real: A Human Rights Education Program for Women in Morocco. This section focuses on women’s human rights in the family and the marriage contract. It includes seven sessions: the legal age for marriage; consent to marriage and the right to choose one’s husband; dowry, the marriage contract: the possibility of including clauses in favor of the woman; the marriage contract: how to negotiate clauses; polygamy; and the Urfi Marriage (traditional marriage without a written contract).