Kuwait’s parliament will no longer be a manel but that’s where the good news ends, and other stories
#WomenLead (Issue 118): Your weekly round-up on women in politics
Hello, and welcome to Issue 118!
At least 92 people have been killed in Iran’s protest so far, Iran Human Rights, a Norway-based group, estimates. As the protests continue, some powerful and moving protest art has emerged with artists and illustrators articulating what’s at stake in a way words can’t. We have been compiling some of them here. Do yourself a favour and spend a few minutes looking at them.
In this week’s edition, we bring you updates from Italy and Nigeria, and the spotlight is on Kuwait. In case you missed last week’s edition, you can read it here.
👫 A JUST DEMAND: It’s that time of the year - the global community is getting ready to meet in Egypt for COP27 next month to discuss (and hopefully find a way forward) on addressing climate change. She Changes Climate, an initiative that seeks to increase women’s representation at all levels of climate-related decision-making, is once again calling on the world to ensure equal representation of women at the talks. Are those in-charge listening? We hope so!