Report: Saudi Women Stuck in 'Permanent Childhood'

A new report has called on Saudi Arabia to drop its system of male guardianship that requires Saudi women to obtain a man's permission for everyday activities like work, study, travel and medical care. New York-based Human Rights Watch spoke with more than 100 Saudi women and interviewed officials in the kingdom, concluding that male guardianship deprives women of basic rights, limits their educational options, hinders their professional advancement and puts them at risk of potentially deadly...Full Story
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