Women’s role in Saudi municipal elections is a huge step

Tuesday, 1 December 2015

It makes us proud to see Saudi women take part in elections for the first time. There are 979 women participating as candidates in the upcoming municipal elections. That is a big number, and it’s a huge step forward in a country that, according to some international organizations, is one of the most excluding of women. Saudi Arabia has occupied the lowest ranks of the World Economic Forum’s list of countries by gender parity, although women constitute 20 percent of the local labor ...

Abdulrahman al-Rashed

Saudi municipal elections see withdrawal of 120 women candidates

Wednesday, 25 November 2015

The backing out represents a blow for Saudi women who are allowed to vote and stand in elections on for the first time

Car booking app to offer free rides to Saudi women voters

Monday, 31 August 2015

Careem, which operates in 18 cities in the Middle East decided it would help drive women to polling stations

Saudi women say municipal elections 'opens up windows'

Thursday, 27 August 2015

On December 12, women will be able to register to vote and run for office in the municipal elections

Saudi voters in municipal elections to begin registration

Wednesday, 12 August 2015

Voters for the municipal elections in Makkah can register starting Sunday, August 30 for rest of the country

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