Voting before Driving


ABC reports that Saudi Arabian women will be allowed to take part in local elections starting in 2015.

“This is in a country where women are subjected to many restrictions, including not being allowed to drive. The United States and Britain both praised the decision, but some local activists say there is still a long way to go.”

Here is a video from The Associated Press “Saudi Women to Vote, But Still Can’t Drive” (Some women who took action against this ban are being tried):

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