Currents of Change for Women in Saudi Arabia

This was written by Maha Akeel and was originally published in Common Ground News Service.“Saudi Arabia is not yet ready for women to participate in the upcoming municipal elections on 23 April.” The election commissioner made this bold statement late last month, referring to women’s roles as both voters and candidates. Two years earlier, however, the first female deputy minister was appointed, and in 2005 officials from the Ministry of Municipal Affairs promised that women would be able to par … [Read more...]


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