Saudi king lifts ban on female drivers



Women have been granted the right to drive in Saudi Arabia, following an announcement by King Salman which overturned decades of policy that highlighted the oppression of women by the country’s ultraconservative rulers.
“Following the decree, women will no longer need permission from a legal guardian to get a licence and will not need a guardian in the car when they drive,” The Guardian reports.
“This decree is huge for Saudi Arabia,” BBC security correspondent Frank Gardner says. “For decades now, Saudi women, many of whom are extremely well-educated and ambitious, have been waiting for... read more

 
27 September 2017 in Auto, Views: 51
Source: The Week
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