Saudi Arabia

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.
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.
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.
Pas de photos, pas de concerts, pas d'interviews: un groupe de rock féminin parvient tout de même à exister en Arabie Saoudite.
The Shoura Council yesterday rejected a recommendation to simplify regulations governing Saudis marrying non-Saudis.
Who says Saudi girls can’t rock? Four of them recently struck hammer to the anvil to forge The Accolade, an all-girl rock band. The band’s name comes from an Edmund Leighton painting of a princess knitting herself a warrior.
Sayyed Qotb qui sert de référence aux djihadistes d’Al-Qaïda censuré.
Alors qu'elle s'apprête à entamer sa 4e année à l'école primaire, elle a été mariée par son père à un quinquagénaire qui refuse d'invalider l'acte.
The Committee of Social Protection has launched a drive to create awareness among health workers about domestic violence and child abuse.
The Saudi Human Rights Commission (HRC) has called on government agencies to take necessary steps to end the practice of child marriages by adopting a clear and unambiguous position on such weddings.
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