Women take the wheel in Saudi Arabia

At the stroke of Saturday midnight, thousands of Saudi women switched on their engines and drove off in their cars for the first time in their country’s history. A royal decree issued on Sept. 26, 2017 lifted the ban on women drivers. Many were experienced drivers who had licenses from other countries. All celebrated their new sense of freedom. Mothers could finally drive their children to school and back and women who worked could drive themselves to their places of employment. Saudi women are now able to go shopping alone and design their own leisure pursuits.

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7 thoughts on “Women take the wheel in Saudi Arabia

  • Jun 24, 2018 @ 12:34 at 12:34
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    See, the big oil concession finally lit up the lives of the Arabian woman. Now tell me, who needs a watery bint with big lamp?

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  • Jun 24, 2018 @ 12:48 at 12:48
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    A great day for Western feminists as they will be blamed less for doing nothing about women’s rights in Islamic countries!

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  • Jun 24, 2018 @ 17:36 at 17:36
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    They need a tough and well trained police similar to the US, that is very important to them.

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  • Jun 24, 2018 @ 20:52 at 20:52
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    its all about a concession to president trump
    you start giving equal rights we back you from another iranian invasion

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  • Jun 24, 2018 @ 22:08 at 22:08
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    How comes ultra-orthodox Muslims become more liberal than ultra-orthodox Jews?

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  • Jun 25, 2018 @ 5:15 at 5:15
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    Just when driverless cars start taking over…..
    Enjoy it while you can!

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