[state] state, gender, identity

Kuwait has appointed its first female cabinet minister, a month after parliament agreed to let women vote and stand for office.
Religions are on the offensive throughout Canada. In addition to the majority Christians, Canada now enjoys a growing presence of followers of the religions of the world: Judaism, Islam, Hinduism, Sikhism, Buddhism and many others.
Last month, on the 19th April, lawmakers in Kuwait agreed to allow women the right to vote and run in local council elections – a bill that passed on a 26-20 vote, with three abstentions [1].
The latest NGO Alternative Report to CEDAW, written by a national network of Palestinian women’s rights and human rights NGOs working on Palestinian women’s rights issues from various perspectives and fields of expertise.
The Kuwaiti parliament has failed to pass a law which would, for the first time, have given women the right to vote and stand in municipal elections.
Habiba Sarobi is Afghanistan's first female governor, formerly the minister for women's affairs, she said she had turned down an ambassadorial job to demand the governor's post from President Hamid Karzai.
The protesters had gathered to hear their neighbours denounced as heretics and infidels. The target of this passionate hatred was the Ahmadiyya community, sometimes called Ahmadis or Qadianis.
WLUML has received a call for action from friends in Turkey following the recent Turkish Penal Code reform and urges you to respond.
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