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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'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 »

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 »

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 - Reuters

RIYADH (Reuters) - 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. A Saudi woman leaves a vehicle in Riyadh, Saudi ...and more »

Saudi companies and families plan to hire expat female drivers - Arab News

RIYADH: Car rental companies, businesses and Saudi families are looking to hire female drivers from overseas in the wake of King Salman's decree last week allowing women to drive. “The hiring of women expatriate drivers, if the regulatory provisions of ...and more »

Allowing women to drive is expected to boost Saudi Arabia's economy - Los Angeles Times

"This is a statement with the names of the whores who had fallen prey to vice and corruption." So began a public list naming 47 Saudi women who, almost 27 years ago, circled around Saudi Arabia's capital, Riyadh, in their cars. It was an act of ...and more »

Carmakers rush to put Saudi women behind wheels of their models - Jakarta Post

Car companies haven't wasted any time courting the 9 million potential customers unlocked when Saudi Arabia lifted its ban on women drivers. The decision has lit up social media, with both cheers and jeers for the ruling, which takes effect in June.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 »