According to the link above, " The National Assembly of Kuwait, known as the Majlis Al-Umma ("House of the Nation"), is the parliament of Kuwait. Its powers are largely controlled by the prime minister, a position by decree reserved to members of the royal family only. The Emir dissolved the National Assembly in 1981, and restored it after the Gulf War in 1991. In 1999 his government attempted to enfranchise women, but the Assembly overrode the Emir.
Until recently, suffrage was limited to male Kuwaiti citizens above the age of 21 whose ancestors had resided in Kuwait since 1920, and adult males who have been naturalized citzens for at least 20 years. On May 16, 2005, however, the Assembly passed a law in support of women's suffrage, allowing women to vote and run for office, as long as they adhere to Islamic law..........."
What's your opinion of the bold part in the quoted article?