It has been nearly a year since Saudi leadership announced a momentous decree allowing Saudi women to obtain driver's licenses. And since the announcement, it has made concerted efforts to tie this decree into women's wider economic empowerment.
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.
With all-women teams, Princess Nourah Bint Abdulrahman University, the world's largest women's university, was established in 2008. Princess Nourah University is the first school dedicated to women in Saudi Arabia.
"So far, Saudi women have not got their full rights, There are rights enshrined in Islam that do not belong to them, but we have come a long way, and there is only a short way to go." With these words, Crown Prince Mohamma
In an interview that marks a historic turning point in Saudi Arabia's adoption of women's rights, Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman clearly expressed the Saudi leadership’s support for women and their empowerment through va