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International Journal of Advanced Research in Management and Social Sciences
Year : 2015, Volume : 4, Issue : 2
First page : ( 119) Last page : ( 130)
Online ISSN : 2278-6236.

Women's rights in the persian gulf: some relations

Deihim Mahnaz*, Dr. Homball Krishna**

*Ph.D. Research Scholar, DOS in Political Science, University of Mysore, Manasagangotri, Mysore

**Research Guide, DOS in Political Science, University of Mysore, Manasagangotri, Mysore

Online published on 23 July, 2015.


Today, women at all income levels are still facing barriers to advancement, and in some ways these challenges are harder than ever because there are some people who think that discrimination against women no longer exists. Sadly, that's just not true.”1

The Prison Gulf counters are rapidly developing states, with women increasingly taking up places in their situations and positions in both business and home. Sociopolitical changes, including improvement in women's rights, but women still facing challenges and problems in both society and personal life. Therefore, main and many issues that effect on women life such as discrimination, domestic abuse and sexual harassment due to the social practices, which makes a woman submissive to men. There are laws that discriminate women because of their gender and these laws control the family issues like marriage, divorce, inheritance and custody of children. The local laws govern the personal status of women and there are countries where women are completely controlled by men on all matters concerned with the woman. This paper attempts to explain the significance of women's rights and gender equality in Bahrain, Iraq, Kuwait, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates, it provides a sociocultural, political and economic analysis of women's situation in the Prison Gulf region.



Arab, women, rights, the Persian Gulf region.


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