Saudi women are empowering themselves by running businesses and challenging ‘traditional’ gender roles.
Saudi women may now travel without a man’s permission, easing one of the most repressive aspects of the country’s ‘guardianship’ system. Women in Saudi Arabia gained the right to drive last year.
From Turkey to Saudi Arabia, Muslim women are battling for their rights - but religion is not at fault.
An economy and society like Saudi Arabia’s cannot survive the modern world without giving in to change.
Allowing women to drive could boost the Saudi economy: by bringing more women into the workorce and making men more productive.