Tag Archives: Kuwaiti women

Women and Family Affairs panel approves 3 proposals

KUWAIT CITY, June 12: The Women and Family Affairs Committee in the National Assembly approved three proposals on Monday – obligating those planning to get married to undergo medical examination before the wedding, participate in a two-week training course and submit criminal case sheet. Speaking to reporters after the meeting, …

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60 pc of Kuwaiti employees are women

KUWAIT CITY, June 4: Despite the absence of women in top positions of most sectors, there are many female employees in the governmental institutions. This is what the capsized hierarchy reveals about the struggles faced by the Kuwaiti women. According to statistics issued by the Civil Service Commission (CSC), the …

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Kuwaiti woman invents machine

KUWAIT CITY, May 3: Eng Afrah Al-Mutairi, a young Kuwaiti woman, entered the world of inventions through the door of electronics engineering, reports Al-Anba daily. Speaking to the daily, Al-Mutairi revealed her first invention is called ‘PCB Milling Machine’ which she considers the initial step towards the realization of her …

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Kuwaiti woman abused; Wife assaulted

: A Kuwaiti lady filed a complaint with officers at the Jabriya police station and accused the driver of a black Porsche of abuse and bullying, says Al-Seyassah. The lady provided the number plate of the suspect’s vehicle to security operatives. She narrated the suspect had threatened her without cause. …

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MP proposes amending law to allow citizenship to Kuwaitis’ expat wives

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 23: MP Marzouq Al-Khalifa has submitted a proposal to amend Section 2 of Article 8 in the Amiri Decree No. 15/1959 concerning Kuwaiti citizenship in order to allow issuance of citizenship to expatriate women married to Kuwaiti men and have children, reports Al-Anba daily. He proposed that, …

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Citizenship laws unfair to women – ‘Equal opportunities’

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 18: “The Citizenship law discriminates against women, even though the act is against constitution”, said speakers at a recent forum titled ‘Strange in my country … the suffering of a Kuwaiti woman married to non- Kuwaiti’. The forum organized by Women’s Cultural Social Society aimed to advocate …

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Ministry intends to restart aid to Kuwaiti women wed to expats – Hike in health insurance after 2 yrs

KUWAIT CITY, Feb 1: Minister of Social Affairs and Labor, and State Minister for Economic Affairs Hind Al-Sabeeh revealed that the ministry intends to restart disbursing social aid to Kuwaiti women married to non-Kuwaitis, reports Aljarida daily. It is worth mentioning that disbursement of social aid for all Kuwaiti women …

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National Assembly Female security force …. win for women empowerment – ‘Life changing experience’

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 24, (KUNA): The inclusion of female security personnel in the National Assembly Guard is considered as another victory for women empowerment in Kuwait. After reaching several key positions within the public and private domains, the ambition to be included in the state’s security and armed forces took …

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UN team ‘lauds’ Kuwaiti deeds within domain of women rights – Kuwait females ‘highly professional’: report

GENEVA, Dec 17, (KUNA): A UN team lauded Saturday the accomplishments of the State of Kuwait within the domain of women’s rights, saying that the Gulf State had taken strong leaps in empowering women and enabling them to take leading roles in society. The UN team, which concluded a nine-day …

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Bill bid to broaden public assistance

KUWAIT CITY, July 13: MP Saleh Ahmad Ashour has presented a draft bill to amend Public Assistance Law No. 12/2011 in order to include more beneficiaries especially the Kuwaiti women married to non-Kuwaitis. Article One of the bill stipulates amending the second paragraph (b) of Article Three to read as …

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