If you follow news on Saudi Arabia, then you would probably have read reports about the Saudi government’s decision to lift the ban on sport education for school girls. This was described as a step forward in the kingdom’s efforts to give women more rights amidst strong resistance from the country’s religious zealots. You may have also read about the ensuing debate between the Saudis who supported this decision and those who shunned it.
Changing the structure
This is not a decision about girls practicing sports. Nor is it one about women rights. This is a decision to push back the authority of the religious institutionAbdullah Hamidaddin