Saudi Arabia announced new penalties for abuse against women on Wednesday that include imprisonment and hefty fines for any physical, psychological, or sexual assaults against women in the Kingdom.
A Saudi woman, Fayrouz Al-Omari, works out at a gym, amid the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia September 24, 2020. (Reuters)
Women’s rights in Saudi Arabia
Saudi women apply for a job during Glowork Career Fair 2017 for Saudi women employments held at a hotel in the Saudi capital Riyadh, on September 28, 2017. (AFP)
Women under threat during the coronavirus pandemic
A healthcare worker sits on a bench near Central Park in the Manhattan borough of New York City, US, March 30, 2020. (Reuters)