Laila Al Amri

Laila Al Amri

The countdown to the official ban lift on Saudi female drivers is coming to an end, and with it, the many speculations around its rollout across the Kingdom.

Haifa Al Dosari

Haifa Al Dosari

Saudi Arabia has just announced a turnkey development as it gears up to lift an enduring driving ban on women in the Kingdom on June 24.

Aisha Bint Abdullah

Aisha Bint Abdullah

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.

Aisha Bint Abdullah

Aisha Bint Abdullah

In the past few days, Saudi Arabia saw a number of official authorities take swift and strict action in response to a domestic abuse victim’s heart wrenching plea for rescue.

Aisha Bint Abdullah

Aisha Bint Abdullah

In a new step towards accomplishing further rights for women, the Saudi Justice Ministry abolished the so-called "House of Obedience" ruling and suspended all provisions that oblige the wife to return to her husband's house without her consent.

Eman El-Kallaf

Eman El-Kallaf

For many years the rights of Saudi women have been suppressed. Among these were the right to drive a vehicle and to be allowed to participate in the fields of military and entertainment. These rights have remained out of reach.