Kuwait

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Kuwait is a small country in Asia. Its only two neighbors by land are Iraq and Saudi Arabia

Kuwait

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  • Interviewer: Why was no woman elected in the parliamentary election in Kuwait, or in the other Gulf states?
    Kuwaiti MP Ahmad Baqer: In my opinion, a large part, if not the majority, of society believes – and even considers this to be part of its faith and religion – that women should not hold governing positions. A fatwa on this was issued by the Kuwaiti Ministry of Religious Endowment, and by the Al-Azhar University in 1952, as well as fatwas in many other countries...The Prophet sent male governors, judges, and ambassadors, but he never sent women, only men.

"Kuwait is an oil company with a seat at the U.N." -quoted in Playboy Magazine

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