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Tuesday, November 3, 2009

Kuwait Court Rules that Women MPs Can Shun Hijab

Two of the four women who were elected to Kuwait's parliament in May refuse to wear the hijab

Kuwait does not enforce any dress code on women, because of the constitutional guarantee of personal freedom

Full Article from AFP- October 28, 2009

Shirin Ebadi Urges Women to Fulfill Their Duty in Society

A Muslim woman's place is in society: Nobel Laureate

(AFP) – November 2, 2009

ABU DHABI — Iranian Nobel Laureate and human rights activist Shirin Ebadi on Monday implored Muslim women to assume a wider role in their home countries through education and active participation in politics.

"Women must fulfill their duty to society and not stay at home," she told participants in the Festival of Thinkers forum in Abu Dhabi.

Full Article.

Iranian Nobel peace prize winner Shirin Ebadi

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