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Latest update : 2013-01-24

Kuwaiti women get involved in politics

Even though they can neither sit as judges, nor give their nationality to their children, Kuwaiti women are able to work and are considered the most emancipated in the Gulf. Since they now have the right to vote, politics is becoming of increasing interest to them. Whether gathering to protest against the government, participating in political discussions or being a member of parliament, many are trying to get their voices heard.

By Nathalie GILLET

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2015-05-26 Nepal

Nepalese children still struggling one month after quake

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2015-05-25 Lebanon

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2015-05-22 Ireland

Ireland votes in world's first referendum on same-sex marriage

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2015-05-21 France

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2015-05-20 Martinique

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