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Saudi Arabia: Young woman married at 10 years old must pay for divorce
A 23 year old woman, forced to marry at ten in Saudi Arabia, was ordered to pay the equivalent of 16,750 euros to obtain a divorce from her husband, according to Saudi daily al-Watan.
Arabie saoudite: Nouveau Rapport: "Mineures a vie"
Sur la situation dégradante des droits humains des femmes en Arabie saoudite.
Saudi Arabia: Sex Segregation Keeps Women Out of Public Life
Saudi Arabia's male guardianship of women and policies of sex segregation stop women from enjoying their basic rights, Human Rights Watch said in a report released today.
Saudi Arabia: Women's basketball team resists restrictions on female athletes
"Zahed, who prays regularly and wears a head scarf even when outside Saudi Arabia, said that nothing in Islam bans women from sports. "Our society just has to get used to it," she said."
Saudi Arabia: Shura Council Recommends Allowing Women to Drive With Limitations
On March 17, 2008, Alarabiya.net reported that the Saudi Shura Council has recommended allowing women to drive.
Saudi Arabia: Council of “Supreme Scholars” Rejects the Appointment of Women
"A controversy erupted this week in Saudi Arabia when some scholars suggested that the top religious organization in the Kingdom, the Supreme Council of Scholars, should include women."
Saudi Arabia: Saudi scholars back women drivers
Two Saudi scholars have said there is nothing in Islamic law to prevent women from driving.
Saudi Arabia: Saudi government invites Human Rights Watch to visit
Saudi Arabia, which is strengthening human rights and initiating appropriate reforms and regulations, has invited members of the Human Rights Watch (HRW) on a week-long visit to the Kingdom.
Saudi Arabia: Saudi women make video protest
Saudi women's rights activists have posted on the web a video of a woman at the wheel of her car, in protest at the ban on female drivers in the kingdom.
Saudi Arabia: Rizana Case Moves to Supreme Judicial Council
The Cassation Court in Riyadh has sent the case of a Sri Lankan maid, who was sentenced to death last year for allegedly murdering a four-month-old baby in her care, to the Supreme Judicial Council, the Kingdom’s final appeals court.
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