#Saudi Arabia

  • Article: Saudi Women Can Now Start Businesses Without Male Permission
    Girls & Women

    Saudi Women Can Now Start Businesses Without Male Permission

    By Joe McCarthy|Feb. 19, 2018

    The latest in a series of pro-women reforms. Read more

  • Article: In Another Win for Saudi Women, Religious Leader Calls for Relaxed Dress Code
    Girls & Women

    In Another Win for Saudi Women, Religious Leader Calls for Relaxed Dress Code

    By Phineas Rueckert|Feb. 12, 2018

    Women who fail to wear the abaya are still subject to chastisement from police. Read more

  • Article: Women Break Their Silence Over Sexual Harassment At Islam’s Holiest Site
    Girls & Women

    Women Break Their Silence Over Sexual Harassment At Islam’s Holiest Site

    By Daniele Selby|Feb. 8, 2018

    What should have been a sacred experience for these women was marred by sexual harassment. Read more

  • Article: Saudi Arabia Opened 140 Jobs Up to Women And Their Response Was Overwhelming
    Girls & Women

    Saudi Arabia Opened 140 Jobs Up to Women And Their Response Was Overwhelming

    By Daniele Selby|Feb. 7, 2018

    The incredible response proves that Saudi Arabia’s women are ready to get to work. Read more

  • Article: The World's Most Repressive Regimes Are Getting Billions of Dollars of Weapons From the UK
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    The World's Most Repressive Regimes Are Getting Billions of Dollars of Weapons From the UK

    By Imogen Calderwood|Jan. 18, 2018

    That includes increased exports to Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, and Oman. Read more

  • Article: Women’s Rights Activists in Saudi Arabia Just Scored a Major Goal for Equality
    Girls & Women

    Women’s Rights Activists in Saudi Arabia Just Scored a Major Goal for Equality

    By Phineas Rueckert|Jan. 12, 2018

    But there is still work to be done. Read more

  • Article: Uber Wants to Put Women Behind the Wheel in Saudi Arabia
    Girls & Women

    Uber Wants to Put Women Behind the Wheel in Saudi Arabia

    By Daniele Selby|Jan. 11, 2018

    Female drivers would also give women riders who are uncomfortable with male drivers more options. Read more

  • Article: Saudi Arabia Arrests Men After 'Gay Wedding' Video Goes Viral
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    Saudi Arabia Arrests Men After 'Gay Wedding' Video Goes Viral

    By Daniele Selby|Jan. 10, 2018

    Homosexuality is punishable by death in Saudi Arabia. Read more