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Saudis And The UAE Will Donate $100 Million To A Fund Inspired By Ivanka Trump

Category: Gender in the world 

2017-05-22

Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates will donate a combined $100 million to a World Bank fund for women entrepreneurs that was the brainchild of Ivanka Trump

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Melania and Ivanka Trump arrive in Saudi Arabia sans headscarves

Category: Gender in the world 

2017-05-22

First lady Melania Trump and first daughter Ivanka Trump arrived in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, Saturday morning sporting an absence of headscarves

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Saudi king loosens guardianship rules on women

Category: Gender in the world 

2017-05-08

Saudi Arabia’s King Salman has issued a directive to government offices that allows women greater access to government services without the consent of a male relative

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Saudi Arabia elected to UN women's rights commission

Category: Gender in the world 

2017-04-25

Saudi Arabia has been elected to the UN women’s rights commission, prompting outrage from human rights groups

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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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