Sunday, 20 December 2015
The municipal elections that resulted in 21 Saudi women winning municipal council seats may seem trivial to some abroad, but it has a historic significance for the future of this country. When women’s participation in the elections was announced, the altitude was that they would not make any gains as society was against it. But those with this notion were proved wrong. Yes, there were many who opposed it. There were the self-appointed religious “leaders” who issued edicts ...
Saturday, 28 November 2015
Women in Saudi Arabia begin their first-ever election campaign, a tentative step toward better representation in the Kingdom’s decision-making process
Friday, 28 August 2015
The importance of this move is that women have now crossed the starting line in the their empowerment
Tuesday, 18 August 2015
Voter registration began in the Two Holy Cities on Sunday, a week earlier than the rest of the Kingdom