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Saudi Arabia………….a very tiny step forward for feminism?

Two Saudi women who were detained for defying the kingdom’s ban on female drivers have been freed after more than 70 days in custody, reports say. Loujain al-Hathloul, 25, was arrested while campaigning for the ban to be eased. Her friend … Continue reading

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Saudi Arabia, the bastion of feminism………….or perhaps not!

A Saudi Arabian historian trying to justify the nation’s ban on female drivers says women who drive in other countries such as the United States don’t care if they are raped and that sexual violence “is no big deal to … Continue reading

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Michelle Obama takes a stand for women in Saudi Arabia

  Whilst I am no particular fan of the Obamas I do take my hat off to Michelle for having the temerity to challenge the misogyny and severe restrictions placed on women in Saudi Arabia by appearing in public with her … Continue reading

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Equality…………….I think not!

Saudi Arabia cabinet passes ban on domestic violence The following article appeared in the Independent newspaper………………  Saudi Arabia’s  cabinet has passed a ban on domestic violence and other forms of abuse against women for the first time in the Kingdom’s … Continue reading

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