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At least 1,000 women 'flee Saudi Arabia every year because of sexism'

Category: Gender in the world 

2017-03-22

At least 1,000 Saudi Arabian women flee the country each year because of the country’s ingrained misogyny, a sociologist based in the country's capital Riyadh has claimed

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Saudi Arabia launches girls' council - without any girls

Category: Gender in the world 

2017-03-15

But when Saudi Arabia wanted to show off its inaugural girls' council in al-Qassim province, they overlooked one thing: the women

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Saudi officials say more professions should be open to women - newspapers

Category: Gender in the world 

2016-12-20

A senior Saudi cleric and a health ministry official said women should be allowed to work as paramedics and opticians, Saudi newspapers reported

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Woman who got death threats for posting photo not wearing a hijab arrested in Saudi Arabia

Category: Gender in the world 

2016-12-13

A young woman in Saudi Arabia has been arrested in Riyadh, the nation’s capital, about two weeks after sharing a photo on social media showing herself not wearing a hijab

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Saudi prince calls for end to country’s 'unjust' ban on women driving

Category: Gender in the world 

2016-11-30

Prince Alwaleed bin Talal makes social and economic case for lifting ban, which he says is akin to denying women education

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Heartbreaking photos show 18-year-old woman who’s become face of famine in Yemen

Category: Gender in the world 

2016-10-31

This week, Reuters published a story and photos of an emaciated young woman who’s become the face of the famine in Yemen

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Women and men won't reach economic equality until 2186, index says

Category: Gender in the world 

2016-10-27

Efforts to close gender gaps in pay and workforce participation slowed so dramatically in the past year that men and women may not reach economic equality for another 170 years, the WEF said

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Saudi Women Ask King to Bring an End to Male Guardianship

Category: Gender in the world 

2016-09-26

Saudi women are asking King Salman to eliminate the male guardianship system, saying they want to be treated as adults

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Will the Rio Olympics set a new world record for women athletes?

Category: Sport 

Umberto Bacchi
2016-08-04

The 2012 Games were the first where women competed in every sport, but they only accounted for 44 percent of competitors

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Despite reform, Saudi "guardianship" still restricts women - HRW

Category: Gender in the world 

Tom Finn
2016-07-18

Dozens of Saudi women said they were subject to male supervision when applying for a passport, getting married and accessing medical treatment

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