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Saudi military opens first women’s section

Category: Gender in the world 

2020-01-21

Saudi military chief of staff, Gen. Fayyad Al-Ruwaili, launched the first military section for women in the Saudi Arabian Armed Forces

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Saudi Arabia moves to ban child marriage with a new ruling

Category: Gender in the world 

2019-12-26

Saudi Arabia issued a de facto ban on child marriages, in another social reform initiated since Mohammad Bin Salman became crown prince two years ago

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Saudi Arabia ends gender segregation in restaurants

Category: Gender in the world 

2019-12-09

Saudi Arabia will no longer require restaurants to have separate entrances segregated by sex, the government says

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Norway at top, Yemen at bottom of rankings for women's quality of life

Category: Gender in the world 

2019-10-23

While life for women has improved in some 60 countries, it has deteriorated in Yemen and other war-torn nations

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In first, Saudi women to be enlisted in army

Category: Gender in the world 

2019-10-04

Women in Saudi Arabia will be allowed to join the army as soldiers for the first time in yet another step to empower females in the country

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Saudi Arabia allows women to travel independently

Category: Gender in the world 

2019-08-02

Under the new rule announced on Friday, women over the age of 21 can apply for a passport without authorisation from a male guardian

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Venice Competition Lineup: Only Two Films Directed by Women Make the Cut

Category: Culture 

2019-07-26

“1 rapist. 2 women directors in competition….What else am I missing?” tweeted Melissa Silverstein, founder of the organization Women and Hollywood.

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Saudi Arabia 'planning to relax male guardianship laws'

Category: Gender in the world 

2019-07-12

Saudi Arabia could be planning to relax the country’s strict male guardianship laws to allow women to leave the country without needing permission from a male relative, according to reports

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Runaway Saudi sisters leave Georgia to start new life

Category: Gender in the world 

2019-05-08

Maha, 28, and Wafa al-Subaie, 25, started an online campaign to find a safe haven in April, after arriving in Georgia to escape relatives they said abused them

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Fearing death, runaway Saudi sisters appeal for world's help

Category: Events 

2019-04-17

The women, in their 20s, said they had arrived in the Georgia and needed help from the international community to find a new country to call home

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