Saudi Arabia’s women have spoken

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 ...

Khaled Almaeena

Saudi women braving odds in municipal elections

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

Saudi women: candidates and voters

Friday, 28 August 2015

The importance of this move is that women have now crossed the starting line in the their empowerment

Abdulrahman al-Rashed

Saudi Arabia sees first female voter registrations

Tuesday, 18 August 2015

Voter registration began in the Two Holy Cities on Sunday, a week earlier than the rest of the Kingdom

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