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Women in Saudi Arabia hold massive conference to inspire girls in the Kingdom

Women in Saudi Arabia hold massive conference to inspire girls in the Kingdom

The women only unique only event took place in capital Riyadh on Saturday, and involved women from a wide range of careers. Key note speakers was Raha Moharrak, 31, who made history in 2013 as the first Saudi woman to climb Mount Everest. She wanted girls to be taught that they were not less than […]

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Democratic reforms in Gulf and Arab nations

Democratic reforms in Gulf and Arab nations

Oct 05, –  A look at democratic reform efforts in Arab and Gulf nations since the Arab Spring erupted in December 2010: SAUDI ARABIA Saudi women were allowed this year for the first time in the Shura Council, an advisory body, and women will for the first time be allowed to vote and run in […]

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