Monthly Archives: May 2009

News Review

BBC News, 17 May 2009, “Kuwait votes for first female MPs“ “Kuwait votes for first female MPs” details the admittance of four women to parliament after the right to vote and stand for parliament was extended to Kuwaiti women in … Continue reading

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Mulki el Sharmani on Dutch Public Radio

Professor Mulki el Sharmani was interviewed along with a research participant by the Radio Netherlands Worldwide show, “The State We’re In”. This particular broadcast was themed “The Right to Divorce” and it highlighted three ways divorce is settled around the … Continue reading

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May Events

This month, find information about conferences on social protection, gender and sexuality, and women’s empowerment. 6-7 May: Institute for Gender and Women’s Studies (IGWS) and South-South Exchange Programme for Research on the History of Development (SEPHIS) presents the Comparative Sexuality … Continue reading

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Khede Kasra & Morocco’s Family Code

Khede Kasra Campaign Khede kasra. Add the kasra! is a campaign to raise awareness about women’s issues in the Arab world. Designed as a grammatical pun, Khede kasra encourages Arabic speakers to intentionally genderize their speech. The posters, online community, … Continue reading

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