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Breakdown on the road to equality

According to Amnesty International, a Saudi woman, Shaima Jastaina, has been sentenced to ten lashes for challenging a ban on women driving. Another two women are believed to be facing similar charges. In Saudi Arabia, citizens are required to obtain locally issued licences. … Continue reading

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Driving for change in Saudi Arabia

When the horse is dead, you have to get off. Human rights and feminist groups in the West continue to rail against oppression of women in Saudi Arabia, insisting on saving them  from a fundamentalist religion that reviles, subjugates and veils … Continue reading

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