Women as prosecutors and judges in Kuwait: Aspirations and obstacles

Author: Williamson, Myra Elsie Jane Bell

Date: 2015

Type: Conference item

Link to this item using this URL: https://hdl.handle.net/10289/13503

University of Waikato

Abstract

This is the Powerpoint presentation (27 slides) that accompanied and supported my full paper presentation at the ICASS conference, an international gathering to share social science research. My slides and my paper focused on the obstacles facing Kuwaiti women-from the law, society and Shari'a- as they try to fulfill their ambitions to become prosecutors and judges.

Subjects: women judges, women prosecutors, gender and the law, feminism and the law, Shari'a and women's rights in Islam, Kuwait women and the law, gender equality, CEDAW

Citation: ["Williamson, M. E. J. B. (2015). Women as prosecutors and judges in Kuwait: Aspirations and obstacles. Presented at the IACSS 2015, Istanbul, Turkey."]