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They grew up in countries where they could drive. Then they moved to Saudi Arabia. - The Lily

When Hira Shah goes back to Karachi, Pakistan, from Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, every summer, her 6-year-old son revels in seeing her drive. Almost every time, she has to explain to him how different countries follow different laws. Shah, a mother of three ...and more »

Saudi Arabia Lifting the Driving Ban on Women Has Little to Do With Empowerment - The Wire

The move does not address the onerous burden Saudi women carry on account of the male guardianship system and is instead intended only to shore up the stature of the crown prince. Saudi Arabia Lifting the Driving Ban on Women Has Little to Do With ...and more »

Saudi Princess Nourah University to establish a women driving school - Arab News

JEDDAH: Princess Nourah Bin Abdulrahman University announced on Saturday that they are ready to establish a driving school for women in cooperation with the relevant authorities. The university made the announcement on their twitter account, adding ...and more »

Women driving could rev up Saudi economy - CNNMoney

For years they have called for change, and some have been arrested for defying the driving ban. But a royal decree announced late Tuesday has changed all that. Detailed recommendations will follow within 30 days, and the government has until June 24, ...and more »

Saudi Arabia's women need more government support - The Diamondback

This week marked a major milestone for women's rights in one of the most conservative modern-day countries — Saudi Arabia. A recent royal decree will finally give Saudi women the right to drive, effective in June. This new policy aims to boost the ...and more »

After Saudi Lifts Ban, University To Open Driving School For Women - NDTV

Riyadh: A university in Saudi Arabia has said it will open a driving school for women, in a first for the ultra-conservative country after a ban on women driving was lifted. "Princess Nourah University is preparing to set up a driving school in ...and more »

Saudi women drivers: a PR move, not a breakthrough - Irish Times

King Salman's decree lifting the ban on women drivers in Saudi Arabia has been celebrated as a breakthrough in a campaign against men's controls over women in the country. Women will be able to get a driving licence without a male relative's permission ...and more »

Saudi Women Can Drive At Last But Some Say Price Is Silence - NDTV

Riyadh: Saudi Arabian women were given the right to drive last week after nearly three decades of campaigning, but some activists say that breakthrough has come with a price: their silence. While the royal decree ending the ban on women driving has ...and more »

From Riyadh cafe to Twitter, Saudis hail driving ban end - Your Middle East

The morning after Saudi Arabia lifted its decades-old ban on women driving, the excitement at a sleek Riyadh cafe was palpable as female patrons streamed in for a latte. “I haven't slept since last night,” exclaimed Nora, her eyes glowing, rimmed with ...and more »

Saudi Arabia Must Prepare for the Post-Petroleum Order - The National Interest Online

The jury is out on how far Mohammed bin Salman will go in steering reforms to liberate the innovation and productivity of younger Saudis. Mark P. Lagon. September 29, 2017. TweetShareShare · Printer-friendly version. Precisely because women and ...and more »