The female candidates making history at Qatar’s elections

Published by
Al-Araby

Qatar is just moments away from holding itsfirst-ever Shura Council elections following an announcement by Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani last year. The news has been received well by Qatari citizens who will now be able to vote for two-thirds of the candidates at the Shura Council. Making strides towards equality, Qatar has also opened the election to female candidates – news that was widely celebrated across the country. In fact, since the announcement, dozens of Qatari women have registered their interest to represent their district. Now, as the election approaches, 28 Qatari women ho…

Read More

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *