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Report of the Second Regional Conference of women parliamentrains of GCC States

The Second Annual Conference of Women Parliamentarians and Women in Political Decision-Making Positions of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) States took place in Abu Dhabi on 30 and 31 October 2007. Women parliamentarians and women in politics from Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, UAE and Yemen came together to discuss how to enhance women legislators' input in parliament. Women's political participation, the challenges facing GCC women in decision-making
positions and gender mainstreaming in parliament were among the main issues raised by the Conference. This publication, available only in Arabic, is the final report of the Conference. It contains the experts' contributions, results of the debates and the summary and recommendations of the Rapporteur of the Conference.

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