Kuwait, 7 March 2019:
The Kuwait Society for Human Rights Celebrates International Women's with a Declaration to Women Political Empowerment, which will be issued on Friday at the Millennium Hotel in Kuwait.
The Declaration will be a product of a whole day dedicated effort of experts, women rights activist, national and international NGOs members, employees concerned with law enforcement, university students who are all cooperating together to bring a new horizon for women participating in political life.
in the framework of the KSHR efforts in protecting women's rights and enforce their role decision making
such event comes also as a reflection to the state's intention to protect human rights under the umbrella of humanity carried by His Highness the Amir of this country.
The workshop, which will last for one day, will be organized in cooperation with the Commission of the European Union and the women Peace leaders Initiative in Kuwait, with 45 participants from different local regions. The workshop will discuss the political reality of women and the challenges that will accompany them. discussions and presentations on various topics that contribute to the political empowerment of women in Kuwait.
The workshop will also discuss the importance of having a quota system in to ensure women participation in political positions, also to speak about gaps and shortfalls in national laws that stands as a barrier between women and their rights to be involved in political work, as well as the role of women in building peace according to the Security Council resolution 1325 Peace .