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Ongoing battle to reclaim maternal birth-right: group challenges ‘discriminatory’ citizenship laws for Arab wives

and North Africa, told The Jordan Times.  According to Laila Naffa, director of programmes at the Arab ... are in Jordan, so if we count that their children and husbands are affected, it is nearly 250,000,” said Naffa ... the issue of the reservations” to CEDAW “very soon”. According to Naffa, such promises are only “lip ...

28/01/2013 - 15:06 - comment 0

The marriage that couldn't weather Jordan's political storm: Husband divorces wife for running for office

Mazaydeh said. Currently, of the 150 seats in the Lower House, 15 seats are allocated for women. Laila Naffa, director of programmes at the AWO, said 10 per cent was not enough and that the organisation ... Laila Touqan, a candidate on a national list, said that although she herself was unlikely to win a seat, ...

Editor's Choice - 21/01/2013 - 08:11 - comment 0