Last year’s lifting of the world’s only ban against females driving was hailed as being symbolically important, but it also highlighted the extent of restrictions in Saudi Arabia. Photo: AFP
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Saudi Arabia taking baby steps towards gender equality

  • But the nation and its people cannot genuinely move forward until women are treated the same as men

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Last year’s lifting of the world’s only ban against females driving was hailed as being symbolically important, but it also highlighted the extent of restrictions in Saudi Arabia. Photo: AFP
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