#Saudi Arabia

  • 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

  • Article: Western Governments Are Selling Arms That Reach 'War Crime' Militia Groups in Yemen, Warns Amnesty
    Citizenship

    Western Governments Are Selling Arms That Reach 'War Crime' Militia Groups in Yemen, Warns Amnesty

    By Imogen Calderwood|Feb. 8, 2019

    Amnesty International claims “out-of-control” militias are getting their hands on the weapons. Read more

  • Article: Why Activists Are Angry About Mariah Carey’s Latest Concert
    Girls & Women

    Why Activists Are Angry About Mariah Carey’s Latest Concert

    By Daniele Selby|Feb. 1, 2019

    The singer recently performed in Saudi Arabia despite pleas to cancel. Read more

  • Article: Almost Half of Brits Don't Know This War Exists. Now There's a Campaign to Make People Pay Attention.
    Citizenship

    Almost Half of Brits Don't Know This War Exists. Now There's a Campaign to Make People Pay Attention.

    By Imogen Calderwood|Jan. 30, 2019

    "We urge the public not to look away." Read more

  • Article: Exiled Saudi Writer Refuses to Stop Fighting for Women's Rights
    Girls & Women

    Exiled Saudi Writer Refuses to Stop Fighting for Women's Rights

    By Leah Rodriguez|Jan. 29, 2019

    Reem Suleiman plans to advocate for freedom from abroad. Read more

  • 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  and  Julie Ngalle|Jan. 18, 2019

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