Women's Rights

Women in Saudi Arabia Will Soon Be Allowed to Travel Without a Man's Permission

"Saudi Arabia on Friday published new laws that loosen restrictions on women by allowing all citizens — women and men alike — to apply for a passport and travel freely, ending a long-standing guardianship policy that had controlled women’s freedom of movement." - Time

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UN Singles Out Israel as Violator of Women’s Rights; Iran, Saudi Arabia & Yemen Among the Voters

“The UN reached new heights of absurdity by singling out Israel alone on women’s rights, yet saying nothing on Iran holding women’s rights lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh behind bars, Saudi Arabia jailing and torturing women’s rights activists, and subjugating women under harsh male guardianship laws, or on Yemen denying women hospital treatment without the permission of a male relative” - Christian Headlines

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