Saudi King and Crown Prince Photographed With Women

The photo may not look remarkable - a Saudi royal posing with roughly 40 women covered in conservative Muslim dress. But the photograph of King Abdullah is being hailed as a landmark for Saudi women and their long struggle for equal rights. "I think this is a great picture…everyone is talking about it," said Dr. Maha Muneef, a prominent physician and advisor to the governmental Shura council in Riyadh. "This is a picture that sent a message to the people that it is OK to work with women and...Full Story
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