Category Archives: Law

Implementing CEDAW: India and Women’s Political Participation

On this 30th anniversary of CEDAW, let us hope that the Women’s Quota Bill finally passes and becomes a Constitutional Amendment in which we can all rejoice. Continue reading

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Kuwaiti Women No Longer Need Husband’s Consent to Obtain Passports

Kuwait constitutional court hold the law requiring women to obtain consent from their husbands for obtaining a passport in violation of the constitutional guarantees of freedom and gender equality. Continue reading

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