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Nod to permanent residence for children of Kuwaiti women married to non Kuwaitis

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 9: The Women and Family Committee has approved, during its meeting yesterday, a proposal to grant permanent residence to children of Kuwaiti women married to non-Kuwaitis.

This is in addition to giving them priority in employment after Kuwaitis and treating them like Kuwaitis inside ministries and government institutions. On the other hand, the head of the committee, MP Osama Al-Shaheen, said the committee conveyed to the concerned government agencies the urgent need of centers to shelter women and children who are victims of domestic violence. Al-Shaheen called for speeding up the approval of the executive regulations for the Domestic Violence Law.

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