#Saudi Arabia

  • Article: Saudi Women No Longer Need a Man's Permission to Decide How They'll Give Birth
    Girls & Women

    Saudi Women No Longer Need a Man's Permission to Decide How They'll Give Birth

    By Leah Rodriguez|Jan. 18, 2019

    The country’s health ministry announced they don't need signed consent for childbirth procedures. Read more

  • Article: Saudi Teen Fleeing Her Family Has Been Granted Asylum as 'Brave New Canadian'
    Girls & Women

    Saudi Teen Fleeing Her Family Has Been Granted Asylum as 'Brave New Canadian'

    By Jackie Marchildon|Jan. 14, 2019

    She arrived in Toronto on Jan. 12th from Seoul, South Korea. Read more

  • Article: Is Saudi Arabia on the Road to Ending Child Marriage?
    Girls & Women

    Is Saudi Arabia on the Road to Ending Child Marriage?

    Jan. 11, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Children married young are more likely to leave school, face domestic abuse, and live in poverty. Read more

  • Article: Teen Fleeing Saudi Arabia Is One Step Closer to Receiving Asylum
    Girls & Women

    Teen Fleeing Saudi Arabia Is One Step Closer to Receiving Asylum

    By Leah Rodriguez|Jan. 9, 2019

    Now she waits to see which country will offer her protection. Read more

  • Article: Saudi Arabia Will Notify Women by Text if Their Husbands File for Divorce
    Girls & Women

    Saudi Arabia Will Notify Women by Text if Their Husbands File for Divorce

    By Leah Rodriguez|Jan. 7, 2019

    Men will no longer be able to secretly end marriages. Read more

  • Article: Teen Barricades Herself in Hotel Room to Escape Saudi Arabia's Sexist Laws
    Girls & Women

    Teen Barricades Herself in Hotel Room to Escape Saudi Arabia's Sexist Laws

    By Leah Rodriguez|Jan. 7, 2019

    She ran away from her allegedly abusive family while vacationing in Kuwait. Read more

  • Article: Imprisoned Women's Rights Activists Share Details of Torture in Saudi Arabia
    Girls & Women

    Imprisoned Women's Rights Activists Share Details of Torture in Saudi Arabia

    By Leah Rodriguez|Dec. 19, 2018

    They say they were subjected to electrocution, waterboarding, and sexual harassment. Read more

  • Article: Yemen Port City Ceasefire Could Ease Starvation for Millions
    Food & Hunger

    Yemen Port City Ceasefire Could Ease Starvation for Millions

    By Joe McCarthy|Dec. 14, 2018

    “There is no excuse for international inaction now, and this fragile moment must be protected.” Read more