Kuwait

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Kuwait is a small country in Asia. Its only two neighbors by land are Iraq and Saudi Arabia

Kuwait

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  • Interviewer: Why was no woman elected in the parliamentary election in Kuwait, or in the other Gulf states?
    Kuwaiti MP Ahmad Baqer: In my opinion, a large part, if not the majority, of society believes – and even considers this to be part of its faith and religion – that women should not hold governing positions. A fatwa on this was issued by the Kuwaiti Ministry of Religious Endowment, and by the Al-Azhar University in 1952, as well as fatwas in many other countries...The Prophet sent male governors, judges, and ambassadors, but he never sent women, only men.
  • What's happened recently in Pakistan, India and Kuwait only goes to show that it's futile to imitate Western democracy. They've ended up exactly where they started.

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