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Saudi Arabia: Crown Prince promises one-third of government jobs for women
Crown Prince Sultan yesterday announced plans to allocate one third of government jobs to Saudi women and to create additional job opportunities for them.
Bahrain: An appeal from the Women's Petition Committee to the king of Bahrain
"Address to His Majesty, King of Bahrain, concerning failures of the Supreme Council for Women."
Afghanistan: Member of Parliament, Malalai Joya, suspended for 'criticizing colleagues'
Censure of Malalai Joya sets back human rights and the democratic process.
Bahrain: "Women in Bahrain and the Struggle Against Artificial Reforms"
Bahraini activist Ghada Jamsheer's speech delivered to the British House of Lords (December 2006)
Maghreb: L’Algérie à la traîne dans la representation des femmes dans les institutions politiques au Maghreb
Egypt: Egypt appoints first female judges
Thirty-one women chosen among members of the administrative bar and government lawyers.
Iraq: Iraqi women - Four years after the Invasion
Dr. Nadje Al-Ali assesses the current situation of women in Iraq
Egypt: Islam does not bar women from becoming heads of state, says chief mufti
Cairo: Egypt’s top cleric declared yesterday that Islam does not bar women from becoming heads of state, denying press reports that had earlier attributed to him the opposite position.
International: News from the Feminist Dialogues
This meeting will be pushing for a transformative look at democracy that questions the role of women in political systems including the political parties/coalitions dominating the Kenyan scene; and democracy at the personal and interpersonal level.
المرأة البحرينية والانتخابات النيابية.. قراءة في النتائج
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