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Tag Archives: women

Difference between us, them – Look after her rights

The Kuwaiti society, like a majority of other Arab and Muslim communities, is a male-dominated society and women seldom play a role, with a few …

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Saudi men ‘show’ their support to end violence against women

RIYADH, Feb 9: Alwaleed Philanthropies (AP), chaired by HRH Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Bin Abdulaziz Alsaud, announces its participation in the 31st Al-Janadriyah National Festival …

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More women ‘face’ bodily abuse: report – ‘Need to set up helpline’

KUWAIT CITY, Jan 31, (KUNA): Perhaps the most demeaning kind of domestic violence against women is physical abuse which leaves victims in a state of …

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Women at wheel of taxis challenge Jordan norms – ‘We are strong and able to work in any area’

AMMAN, Dec 30, (AFP): Nisrin Akoubeh checks the oil and water before getting into her taxi and pulling into Amman’s heavy traffic for another day …

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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 …

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AP launches online ‘awareness’ drive against domestic violence

ALWALEED Philanthropies (AP), chaired by HRH Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud, has launched an online awareness campaign against domestic violence in cooperation with …

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Saudi mother of six reinterprets Sharia

JEDDAH, Saudi Arabia, Nov 7, (AP): When Souad al-Shammary posted a series of tweets about the thick beards worn by Saudi clerics, she never imagined …

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Egyptian lawmaker’s call for virginity tests draws fire – Agena harming reputation of women, men and country: Morsi

CAIRO, Oct 2, (AP): A women’s rights group has filed a legal complaint against an Egyptian lawmaker who called for mandatory virginity tests for women …

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Saudi petition urges guardianship end – ‘Full rights for women’

RIYADH, Sept 27, (AFP): Thousands of Saudis have signed a petition urging an end to the guardianship system that gives men control over the study, …

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‘Help women in Gulf jails’

CHENNAI, India, May 23, (RTRS): Women domestic workers from India’s southern Andhra Pradesh are languishing in jails in Gulf states after attempting to flee abusive …

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