Wednesday, June 07, 2006
Mona al-Kawari has become Bahrain's first female judge. Steps like these are real, because on many issues that come up in judicial settings, women have a distinct perspective which can make the institutions better. This is aside from the obvious points that women in prominent positions can help inspire other women and girls to strive for their dreams and not simply accept a given social position. The article also mentions that another Bahraini woman will soon chair the UN General Assembly.