More Saudi Women Defy Driving Ban

RIYADH, October 10, 2013 (AFP) – Saudi women are increasingly getting behind the wheel in defiance of a driving ban ahead of a nationwide campaign planned by female activists for later this month, witnesses said. A video posted on social networks this week shows a fully veiled woman driving in Riyadh as male motorists and … Read more

Saudi Women in New Drive to Get Behind the Wheel

RIYADH, December 4, 2013 (AFP) – Saudi women activists have relaunched a campaign for the right to drive in the ultra-conservative kingdom, urging women to get behind the wheel on December 28. The call for action is a β€œreminder of the right so it is not forgotten,” activist Nasima al-Sada told AFP, adding that women … Read more