Wednesday, October 21, 2009

step up for Kuwaiti women

Kuwaiti women will be able to obtain their own passport without the consent of their husbands, following a ruling by the country's constitutional court.

Women activists welcomed the passport ruling but say they still need equal access to government housing and the right to pass citizenship to their children. full article

1 comment:

Aequitas2787 said...

I sure hope this continues and bleeds over into some of their neighbor states...

It always amazes me how quickly society adapts and changes in some areas and how stubborn it can be in others... :(