The countdown for the most anticipated, and possibly the biggest, reform push by Saudi authorities on women’s rights and empowerment has begun; only 60 days remain until Saudi women can officially start obtaining driver’s licenses on June 23, 2018.
Latifa Al-Shaalan, a member of the Saudi Shura council (the consultative assembly of Saudi Arabia), has drafted a recommendation to support the rehabilitation and faster release of female ex-prisoners in the Kingdom.
Saudi Arabia owes a lot of its sociocultural movements to its activist social media community. Now, a recent report is highlighting just how far and wide its clout reshaped dialogue over women’s rights and reforms in the Kingdom.
Saudi women attracted millions of viewers to their channels on YouTube with their cooking, beauty secrets, fashion, and comedy. They have demonstrated their successes on social networks in Saudi Arabia—one of the world's biggest users of YouTube.