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Women's Rights in the Middle East

Kuwait: Women in Politics

Marwa Shalaby

Kuwait: Women in Politics .

This report sheds light on the challenges facing women in Kuwait to play a more substantive role in the decision-making process. The report also discusses the sociopolitical context of Kuwait and the impact of its dominant tribal politics on the dynamics of women’s political participation in the country over the past few decades.