BREAKING - #Saudi Arabia promises to allow women to travel abroad without a male guardian’s permission. You know who did this? Saudi women activists, relentlessly persecuted and many still detained. KUDOS to them! #iammyownguardian via
Saudi Arabia plans to give women the right to travel abroad without a male guardian’s consent, a sea change in the conservative kingdom
Tell me again that 🇸🇦 isn't change. It just takes time and it will be done their way. Saudi Arabia is planning this year to loosen restrictions on women’s ability to travel without a male guardian’s permission
If the Saudi government wants to be taken seriously in its intentions on modernization & women’s inclusion, the single most important thing it can do is end the trials of the Saudi women who supported such changes and free the women who are still detained.
Saudi Arabia plans to give women the right to travel abroad without a male guardian’s consent, a sea change in the conservative kingdom. Good. Now release Raif & Samer Badawi & the female activists. cc: ⁦
Starting the relaxation of guardianship laws with travel abroad suggests this move is mostly about signaling to international investors & ending the PR disaster of Saudi women fleeing their families & claiming asylum in airports.
This is good news. The Kingdom has many critics, but this is good news: via
#SaudiArabia is planning this year to loosen restrictions on women’s ability to travel without a male guardian’s permission.