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Saudi woman driver to be lashed 10 times (Saudia Arabia)

September 28, 2011


Source:Emirates 24/7 Another woman was arrested in the capital for driving Published Wednesday, September 28, 2011 A Saudi woman was sentenced to 10 lashes for defying a ban on women driving in the conservative kingdom, an activist said on Tuesday, while another woman was arrested in the capital. Sheima Jastaniah was sentenced on Monday by a […]

Saudi Arabia gives women right to vote

September 25, 2011


Saudi women will have the right to stand for office and vote in future local elections, says King Abdullah Saudi Arabia‘s King Abdullah has said women will have the right to stand and vote in future local elections and join the advisory Shura council as full members. “Because we refuse to marginalise women in society […]

Infographics of the Day: Which Countries Are Best for Women in Business?

September 2, 2011


BY John Pavlus | 02-09-2011 | 2:22 PM What do PowerPoint presentations have in common with the economic prospects of many women worldwide? Overall, they’re both kinda crappy. The Economist Intelligence Unit generated a 150-page report drilling into the latter fact (entitled, appropriately, the Women’s Economic Opportunity Index). To get around the Powerpoint problem, they […]