Sheikh Abdullah al-Mutlaq, a member of the Council of Senior Scholars, said women should dress modestly, but this did not have to mean wearing the abaya. Saudi women are currently required to wear the garment by law. To read more, click here.
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On September 26, 2017, Saudi Arabia made the decision to allow women to drive, starting in June of this year....
L’Oréal Paris Elvive has made history by casting a hijab-wearing model in a major haircare campaign for the...
The manufacturer of the Barbie doll has revealed its latest figurine is inspired by Ibtihaj Muhammad, an American fencer who competed in last year’s Olympics while wearing a hijab. To read more, click here.Read more ›
Saudi king orders that women no longer need a man’s permission to travel, study or make police complaints
Saudi Arabia to give women more control over their life choices by relaxing male guardian system is welcomed as another small step for women in the kingdom. To read more, click here.Read more ›
A Qatari woman who created ripples by appearing on television without a headscarf has broken new ground as a jockey in the conservative Gulf country, where men usually hold the reins. To read more, click here.Read more ›
Jennifer Atala, the great-granddaughter of an Arab mukhtar, believes she can get Israelis and Palestinians together to talk technology deals – and then maybe more To read more, click here.Read more ›
A university in Saudi Arabia has said it will open a driving school for women, a first for the country after a ban on women driving was lifted. “Princess Nourah University is preparing to set up a driving school in cooperation with the relevant authorities,” the women’s university said on […]Read more ›
Women’s rights in Saudi Arabia have always been a contentious issue. Women have only recently won a limited right to vote, they can’t work close to men and the debate over whether they should be allowed to drive has gone on for years. To read more, click here.Read more ›