Finally, Kuwaiti women have political rights. The Blue Revolution was a success. Though to what extent I wonder?
How much political pressure was put on Kuwait, a nation who hosts the largest number of American Military in quite possibly the world. I can’t help but wonder at what costs did it come?
The cabinet’s insistence on voting on the women’s suffrage amendment took some lawmakers by surprise as they were expecting only to discuss moves to allow women limited participation in municipal elections due in 2009. [more]
On another note, while women in Jordan have political rights they need to (in my opinion) gather a force to face the parliament when it comes to leniency on honor crimes.