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Saudi Arabia: Court sentences 75-year-old woman to lashes
Khamisa Sawadi, who is Syrian but was married to a Saudi, was convicted and sentenced last week for meeting with men who were not her immediate relatives.
Arabie saoudite : Une femme devient vice-ministre
Noura Al-Fayez, première femme à intégrer le gouvernement d'Arabie saoudite.
Saudi Arabia: Kingdom appoints first female deputy minister
Nora bint Abdullah Al-Fayez was appointed by royal decree as the deputy education minister for girls’ affairs.
Saudi Arabia: Forced Divorce – Women under Male Guardianship
A woman has been forcibly divorced on the basis of “tribal incompatibility” with her husband.
Arabie saoudite : Une nouvelle fatwa autorisant le mariage des filles de dix ans
Le mufti d’Arabie est catégorique : ceux qui dénoncent le mariage des jeunes filles se trompent et oppriment la Femme.
Saudi Arabia: Senior Saudi Cleric OKs Girls to Marry
Saudi Arabia's most senior cleric was quoted Wednesday as saying it is permissible for 10-year-old girls to marry and those who think they're too young are doing the girls an injustice.
Arabie Saoudite: Le mufti s’oppose à l’emploi de femmes dans les magasins de lingerie
"“Les femmes relèvent de notre responsabilité et nous ne devons pas les impliquer dans ce qui n’est pas adapté à leur nature”, a affirmé le mufti en réponse à une question sur l’emploi des femmes comme vendeuses de lingerie."
Saudi Arabia: Mufti objects to women working in lingerie shops
Saudi Arabia's grand mufti has objected to women working in lingerie shops, despite the labour ministry's approval and rising complaints from female customers about male-only staff, papers said.
Saudi Arabia: Saudi girl, eight, married off to 58-year-old is denied divorce
An eight-year old Saudi Arabian girl who was married off by her father to a 58-year-old man has been told she cannot divorce her husband until she reaches puberty.
Saudi Arabia: Saudi Women’s Group Wins EU Rights Prize
A Saudi charity which helps divorced and underprivileged women has won a European Union prize for human rights groups in the Gulf, the Riyadh office of the European Commission said on Wednesday.
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