Engineering is no longer limited to men in modern Saudi society. Today more than 1,400 Saudi women are engineers working in a variety of specialties and professional levels who are registered at the engineering commission.
Unlike many professions dominated by men, being a midwife is an occupation dominated by Saudi women. Saudi Arabia has been recently supporting women's need for a safe and healthy process of giving birth, and to strengthen the role of midwives.
At the closing session of the 62nd Session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women, 24th March, 2018, Noura Al-Jabreen, the First Secretary and Third Commissioner of the Saudi delegation to the United Nations, pointed out that 56% of university gra
Saudi women have at last managed to change society's view which limits women to certain jobs. They are now succeeding in joining fields that have been dominated by men for many years, including the unusual role of security guards.
Recently there have been lots of questions on Saudi social networks about the possibilities of Saudi women becoming pilots on local airlines, and these questions are being asked before Saudi women can realize their dream of driving a car (a dream which
More than half a million Saudi women working in the private sector suffer from gender-based wage discrimination in clear violation of the Saudi Ministry of Labor's decree prohibiting wage discrimination among employees who perform tasks of equal value.
Accomplished Saudi academic Hanan Al-Olayan has been appointed to a top role at Saudi oil and gas empire Saudi Aramco. She will now be heading the conglomerate’s refinery, processing, and hydrocarbon energy marketing businesses.
Under a phased rollout across women’s shops and outlets in the Kingdom, the Saudi Council of Chambers’ coordinating body for women’s employment is extending its feminization program – the third stage of which began in October 2017 – to the hospitality