#Saudi Arabia

  • Article: Saudi Women May Soon No Longer Need a Man's Permission to Travel
    Girls & Women

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

    By Gabrielle Deonath|July 12, 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
    Citizenship

    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
    Girls & Women

    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
    Girls & Women

    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

  • Article: Saudi Arabia Temporarily Frees 3 Women's Rights Activists
    Girls & Women

    Saudi Arabia Temporarily Frees 3 Women's Rights Activists

    By Leah Rodriguez|March 29, 2019

    Human rights advocates urge the international community to continue campaigning. Read more

  • Article: Saudi Women Participate in Special Olympics for the First Time Ever
    Girls & Women

    Saudi Women Participate in Special Olympics for the First Time Ever

    By Daniele Selby|March 18, 2019

    The country has been slowly easing restrictions on women’s participation in sports. Read more

  • Article: Saudi Arabia Just Appointed Its First Female Ambassador to the US
    Girls & Women

    Saudi Arabia Just Appointed Its First Female Ambassador to the US

    By Sushmita Roy|Feb. 25, 2019

    A women's rights advocate, Princess Reema takes the position as all eyes are on the country. Read more

  • Article: Apple and Google Will Investigate Saudi App Used to Prevent Women From Traveling
    Girls & Women

    Apple and Google Will Investigate Saudi App Used to Prevent Women From Traveling

    By Leah Rodriguez|Feb. 14, 2019

    Activists say Absher enables men to further control women under guardianship laws. Read more