In the recent days Kuwaiti women has won two important debates.
Kuwait court rules that women MPs can be without hijab.
Kuwait’s constitutional court on Wednesday rejected a petition brought by four voters to declare invalid the election of two women MPs because they refuse to wear the hijab headscarf.The decision of the court, whose rulings are final, was announced to reporters by the chairman of the court, Yussef Ghanam al-Rashid.
It also pointed out that the Kuwaiti constitution, which is higher than any law, guarantees personal freedom and freedom of faith and does not discriminate between people over their religion or sex.
Kuwait does not enforce any dress code on women among the general public, because of the constitutional guarantee of personal freedom.
Kuwaiti women win passport rights
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.
The court, whose decisions are final, said the previous requirement was in violation of guarantees of freedom and gender equality in the constitution.
The decision came about when a woman complained her husband had prevented her from leaving the country.
Few months back Kuwaiti’s elected 4 female MP’s for the first time in the history of Kuwait.
Earlier this year female police were started working in Kuwait.
Altogether, Kuwait is showing progression towards human rights and it is a very good thing. Way to go Kuwait