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Template:Human Rights of Kuwait Women in Kuwait are considered to be among the most emancipated women in the Gulf region.[1][2] Women in Kuwait can travel, drive, and work without their fathers' or husbands' consent and they even hold some senior government positions.[1] Women in Kuwait are able to work freely and can achieve postitions of power and influence.[3]

Women in Kuwait gained the right to vote and stand in parliamentary and local elections in May 2005.[4][5] And in October 2009 Kuwait's constitutional court ruled that women were able to gain their own passports, without the consent of their husbands.[6]


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