globalization and women in the GCC
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GCC countries are constantly dealing with economic and political transitions therefore constantly experience different measures of reform and changes.
As Many of these changes are related to women and youth , One of aspects of change is education given into consideration the significant transformation Kuwait is taking place in the area of female education and liberation.
Historically transformation can be ascribed to its oil wealth which led to rapid economic growth which had a massive influence on all areas of society of which the most notable is the influence it is having on the role of women in society.
When it comes to looking closely into social factors one can notice that Men had their own traditional networks which are called the “Diwaniya” while women maintained a low profile .
Since Kuwaiti women gained their political rights, which was passed by the National Assembly 2005 , socio economic changes led to higher female labor force participation rates and higher education levels for women. Realizing the low representation of women in the parliament and top management positions compared to men, the Kuwaiti government has mobilized the increasing employment of women in the labor market. It can therefore be argued that there is a change in attitude toward women as leaders in different jobs including education field .