#Saudi Arabia

  • Article: 8 Women’s Rights Victories the World Celebrated in 2019

    8 Women’s Rights Victories the World Celebrated in 2019

    By Leah Rodriguez|Dec. 18, 2019

    From NASA’s first all-female spacewalk to new policies that ban practices like FGM. Read more

  • Article: Saudi Arabia Will No Longer Require Gender-Segregated Entrances in Restaurants

    Saudi Arabia Will No Longer Require Gender-Segregated Entrances in Restaurants

    By Catherine Caruso|Dec. 10, 2019

    Restaurants were previously required to provide separate entrances for women and unaccompanied men. Read more

  • Article: Domestic Workers Are Being Sold on Instagram and Other Social Media Apps

    Domestic Workers Are Being Sold on Instagram and Other Social Media Apps

    By Leah Rodriguez|Nov. 5, 2019

    Buyers in Kuwait and Saudi Arabia can search women by race and buy them for a few thousand dollars. Read more

  • Article: NYC’s Central Park Is Getting Its First Statue Ever Honoring Influential Women

    NYC’s Central Park Is Getting Its First Statue Ever Honoring Influential Women

    By Leah Rodriguez|Oct. 22, 2019

    The park has 23 statues of historical men. Read more

  • Article: Saudi Women No Longer Need a Man's Permission to Travel

    Saudi Women No Longer Need a Man's Permission to Travel

    By Gabrielle Deonath|Aug. 2, 2019

    The move could be a major step for women’s rights, but some fear it’s too good to be true. Read more

  • Article: Court Rules UK Arms Exports to Saudi Arabia for Use in Yemen Are ‘Unlawful’ in Historic Victory

    Court Rules UK Arms Exports to Saudi Arabia for Use in Yemen Are ‘Unlawful’ in Historic Victory

    By Imogen Calderwood|June 21, 2019

    The landmark judgement comes after years of campaigning from NGOs and organisations. Read more

  • Article: New Study Showing Scale of FGM in Saudi Arabia Surprises Rights Activists

    New Study Showing Scale of FGM in Saudi Arabia Surprises Rights Activists

    By Daniele Selby|June 6, 2019

    “We knew women and girls were being cut in Saudi Arabia but not to such a large extent.” Read more

  • Article: Saudi Arabia Jails 12 More Women's Rights Advocates

    Saudi Arabia Jails 12 More Women's Rights Advocates

    By Leah Rodriguez|April 5, 2019

    Amid international pressure to stop targeting activists, the country cracked down. Read more