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Life

Women can drive in Saudia Arabia, but the feminist fight isn’t over

It’s a victory for equality, but there’s still some distance to go...

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Radhika Sanghani
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Visible Women

Women’s Daily Dispatch: The news you need to know on 23/5/18

The winner of the Women’s Footballer of the Year award is announced, Saudi Arabia arrests more feminist activists, and more

Posted by
Moya Crockett
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Visible Women

Women’s Daily Dispatch: The news you need to know on 21/5/18

Saudi Arabia is accused of “smearing” women activists, Meghan Markle reaffirms her commitment to feminism, and more

Posted by
Moya Crockett
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Life

Saudi Arabia running “smear campaign” against right-to-drive activists

The driving ban placed on women will be lifted on 24 June.

Posted by
Susan Devaney
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Posted by
Moya Crockett
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Women’s Daily Dispatch: The news you need to know on 18/5/18

A book dealer explains why she prioritises work by women, Saudi Arabia arrests right-to-drive activists, and more

Visible Women

Women’s Daily Dispatch: The news you need to know on 8/5/18

More funding pledged for mothers’ mental healthcare, male #MeToo advocate accused of abuse, and more

Posted by
Moya Crockett
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Visible Women

Women’s Daily Dispatch: The news you need to know on 13/4/18

Thai women fight sexist victim-blaming, indigenous trans women find community in Colombia, and more

Posted by
Moya Crockett
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Fashion

How Saudi Arabia is using fashion to make another big change for women

The event excludes photographers and men.

Posted by
Susan Devaney
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Visible Women

Women’s Daily Dispatch: The news you need to know on 12/4/18

An ovarian cancer breakthrough, a disturbing US abortion bill, and more

Posted by
Moya Crockett
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Visible Women

Women’s Daily Dispatch: The news you need to know on 9/4/18

Trans women given OK to race in Boston Marathon, Northern Irish council debates abortion pills, and more

Posted by
Moya Crockett
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Life

Black Panther will be the first film to be screened in Saudi Arabia since the Eighties

It will break the kingdom’s 35-year ban.

Posted by
Susan Devaney
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Posted by
Susan Devaney
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Women’s Daily Dispatch: The news you need to know on 12/1/18

From a Pakistani newsreader's on-air protest to women entering football stadiums for the first time in Saudi Arabia.

Life

These are all the things women in Saudi can't do

Women can now drive, but the fight for equality continues…

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Stylist Team
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Life

Saudi woman arrested for wearing miniskirt released without charge

Khulood’s release has been seen as a win for women’s rights in Saudi Arabia

Posted by
Moya Crockett
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Life

Can you spot the big problem with Saudi Arabia’s first girls’ council?

Photos of the first Qassim Girls Council meeting have since gone viral on Twitter…

Posted by
Kayleigh Dray
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Life

This viral feminist music video is ruffling feathers in Saudi Arabia

Have you seen Hwages by Majed al-Esa yet?

Posted by
Moya Crockett
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Life

Asked to leave Saudi Arabia for being too handsome

Omar Borkan Al Gala was asked to leave

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Stylist Team
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