[but] I’m an optimist and rather than looking back, we should all look forward.” Women in the Kingdom face myriad inequalities under Saudi law.
Almost all their activities and movements must be monitored or approved by male guardians.
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Saudi Arabia is hardly renowned for its perfect treatment of its women so you can be sure that these young women would have been completely terrified of the potential repercussions of being exposed as the sort of girl that would flash their underwear or less for the camera phone!
“I’m very happy with the issue of the decree and this is a historic day for all Saudi girls in the Kingdom,” Lina Almaeena, a Shura Council member who has worked for over 10 years to implement sports for girls in both public and private schools, told Saudi news website Arab News.
“We don’t have the logistics, location or setting and a decree such as this is not as easy as many believe it is…
During the radio session, he cited incidents where women had virtually spoken to men on the Web to give advice on certain issues, only to have the men become attached to them. Al-Mutlaq’s advice evoked several varied responses on Twitter.
Most of the sheikh’s followers on Twitter are women who debated the content of his “fatwa” (edict).
However in Saudi Arabia you have to take just that little extra care with what you share; especially in the form of images in this very strict Islamic state.
Long averse to non-Muslim curiosity seekers, the Kingdom is now flirting with tourism, though drinking is forbidden and women can’t drive—or do much of anything—without a man.
Armed with moxie and a Burqini, the author confronts the limits of Saudi Arabian hospitality, as well as various male enforcers, learning that, as always, it matters whom you know.
(A hard-line Muslim cleric in Iran recently blamed provocatively dressed women for earthquakes, inspiring the headline SHEIK IT!
Finding love and dating in Saudi Arabia is not as difficult as many expats think.