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SAUDI ARABIA: Claiming Our Right to Drive

On June 17, Saudi women have chosen to collectively take the wheel despite a nation-wide ban against female drivers. According to World Pulse correspondent Farona, the collective action couldn't come soon enough. Read More »

"I will only believe in my country’s reform when I can see it and touch it."

SAUDI ARABIA: Speak Up For Women's Right to Drive

Saudi Arabia is the only country in the world where women are not permitted to drive cars. Read More »

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Support Women Driving in Saudi Arabia - June 17

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SAUDI ARABIA: Women Behind Walls

Saudi activist Farona resists restrictions on her freedom, insisting that women's participation in public life is not only a right, but a necessity for her country's development. Read More »

"Men fear women in public space more than the devil."

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Benefits Vs Demands

The gov has unveiled a new plan to support citizens facing unemployment and housing shortages. The overall spending is expected to be around $35-37 billion. (The timing is noteworthy!) … Read More»

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Pink Ribbon Guinness World Record

On October 28th, women across the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia will descend on Jeddah to form the largest ever breast cancer Human chain in the shape of Pink Ribbon. … Read More»

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Felt 'happy' in my hair...

Too many words pour out of my pen – I feel, my mind requires moderation. I feel, I think in too many languages. Perhaps because,my mind is hybrid of three different cultures. … Read More»

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Uniting the ‘Unconnected’ ..

“I am only one - but still I am one. I cannot do everything, but still I can do something. … Read More»

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No Women. No Play. DC 2010

No Women. No Play. DC 2010 is a campaign launch event to address women's rights issues, particularly in regards to Saudi women. … Read More»

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Introducing myself and my journal: In the eyes of an activist

My Areas of Expertise: human rights, women's rights, Middle East … Read More»

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