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Violence against women in politics
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Wednesday, May 30, 2012
Saudi Arabia: Women MPs and Elections Not Needed in Saudi
Islamic Saudi Arabia, the world's biggest oil exporter, has no need for women members of parliament or elections, a senior prince said in remarks published on Wednesday. To read the full article, please visit Reuters Website.
Wednesday, May 30, 2012
Saudi Arabia: Activists Give Blueprint for Reform to Saudi King
Saudi rights activists have sent King Abdullah Bin Abdul Aziz a petition asking for an elected parliament, term limits on royal princes appointed to official posts, and an end to "secret tribunals" for Saudis charged with terrorism offences....
Wednesday, May 30, 2012
Saudi Arabia: Saudi Arabia Delays Municipal Polls
Saudi Arabia has delayed municipal elections in which women were hoping to take part for the first time, for two years, according to state media. To read the full article please visit the Al Jazeera site.
Wednesday, May 30, 2012
Saudi Arabia:Two women appointed to EP chamber board
Hana Al-Zuhair and Samira Al-Suwaigh were among the six members appointed Sunday by Commerce and Industry Minister Abdullah Zainal Alireza to the Asharqia Chamber. This is the first time women in the Eastern Province will serve on the chamber’...
Wednesday, May 30, 2012
Saudi Arabia: Saudi Women Press for Right to Vote
A group of Saudi women have turned up at a voter registration office in a rare public protest against the male-only electoral system, one of the activists told AFP early Sunday. We want to make our voices heard," Nayla Attar, a businesswoman...
Wednesday, May 30, 2012
Saudi Arabia: Charge up to overcome obstacles, Saudi women told
Saudi women gathered Thursday at Jeddah's Dar Al-Hekma College to share experiences and obstacles they have faced in their careers and lives. The discussion, titled “Charge Up Your Life,” was attended by Saudi women who have excelled...
Wednesday, May 30, 2012
Arab States: Women After the Arab Spring
16 Mar 2012 - The Arab Spring continues to blow winds of change in the Middle East. There is no doubt the direction these countries are heading in will affect Arab societies and personal rights. But recently, the focus has been on women in the...

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