February 23, 2013

Saudi Arabia Must Reform, Slowly

Gulf News, Gulf News

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Saudi Arabia made the historic decision to allow women to enter the Shura Council last week. The fact, however, remains that none of those women will be driving to the council themselves. While the move is a major milestone in women’s empowerment, it will continue to be associated with symbolism until real steps are taken into granting women their basic rights.

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TAGGED: Middle East, Saudi Arabia

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