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Let women drive, Saudi king urged

A leading women's rights activist in Saudi Arabia writes an open letter to King Abdullah, urging him to lift a ban on women drivers

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ASK NEWS:
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    09/26/2014 - 9:30 am | View Link
  • UPI Almanac for Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014 - UPI
    In 2011, Saudi Arabian King Abdullah granted women the right to vote and run for local office in future ... a bid for them to be allowed to drive.
    09/25/2014 - 3:34 pm | View Link
  • Journey on the path to progress continues - Arab News
    ... countries through the King Abdullah ... l Saudi women have brought international attention to their right to drive automobiles. l Saudi women ...
    09/25/2014 - 6:00 am | View Link
  • A Gem in the Ocean - Bangladesh Daily Star
    ... with frescoes of women believed to be apsaras resembling the king's ... The drive from Bandaranaike ... s recent push to increase Saudi ...
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BING NEWS:
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    This is why we find for women who continuously drive cars their children ... a former professor at the King Fahd University. Their report assessed the possible impact of repealing the ban in Saudi Arabia, the only country in the world where women are ...
    09/27/2014 - 5:31 am | View Link
  • Give Saudi women the right to drive
    When King Abdullah came to power in 2005, he said he believed that, "the day will come when women drive." That day might have arrived. Saudi Arabia issues warning to women drivers, protesters Saudi women launched the online "Women2Drive" campaign in 2011 ...
    10/24/2013 - 10:25 am | View Link
  • Advisers to Saudi King: Let Women Drive
    (Newser) – This year, Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah appointed 30 women to the advisory Shoura Council—the closest thing the country has to a parliament, Reuters notes. Now, women on the council are urging the king finally to allow women to drive.
    10/9/2013 - 10:50 pm | View Link
  • Women shouldn't drive because it damages their ovaries and pelvis, warns Saudi sheikh
    This is why we find for women who continuously drive cars their children ... a former professor at the King Fahd University. Their report assessed the possible impact of repealing the ban in Saudi Arabia, the only country in the world where women are ...
    09/29/2013 - 7:04 am | View Link
  • Women petition Saudi king for right to drive
    Riyadh: Hundreds of people have petitioned Saudi King Abdullah Bin Abdul Aziz ... who numbered nearly 600 on Wednesday, are asking the king of the only country in the world that forbids women to drive to “encourage women who have obtained driving ...
    06/14/2012 - 12:02 am | View Link
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BING SEARCH:
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    An unidentified female defied Saudi Arabia's ban on driving by hopping behind the wheel. A video of her journey was posted by popular blogger Eman al ...
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  • Women in Saudi Arabia
    Saudi Arabia, starting Thursday 5th January 2012, will implement the Ministry of Labor rule that only females can work in women’s lingerie stores.
    09/30/2014 - 3:27 am | View Website
  • Women to drive movement
    Saudi Arabia is unique in being the only country in the world where women are forbidden to drive motor vehicles. The women to drive movement is a campaign by Saudi ...
    09/30/2014 - 2:44 am | View Website
  • Women's rights in Saudi Arabia
    Women's rights in Saudi Arabia are defined by government laws and the Hanbali interpretation of Sunni Islam. Saudi Arabia is the only country in the world that ...
    09/29/2014 - 10:55 pm | View Website
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