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State of Kuwait

Kuwait - origins of the name was derived from the Hindustani kūt ("fort")

Kuwaiti society is markedly more open than other Gulf Arab societies with its citizens being ethnically diverse, consisting of both Arabs and Persians. Compared to the rest of the Middle East, Kuwait also stands out as the most liberal in empowering women in the public sphere, with Kuwaiti women outnumbering men in the workplace.

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