Saudi Arabia Still Fines Car Owners if a Woman is Found Driving
At the article linked in the title, you can see how Saudi Arabia is still oppressing women’s rights and has a long way to go in the gender equality front. I’m attaching a cartoon above that displays what even something as simple as driving can mean for women.
Thank you Nezha Hayat for promoting women in business!
Here’s an interview with Nezha Hayat, a female CEO, who has risen to the top through becoming one of Morocco’s top businesswomen, all while promoting women in business!
Progress for Iranian Women?
New Iranian President Rouhani has come to power with a lot of positive thoughts around his willingness to reform and move towards a more moderate society. There have been recent arrests by morality police over “inappropriate clothing,” so let’s hope that this changes soon. Here’s an interesting piece on the topic.
See the fascinating video at the BBC Link attached above. Really interesting cinematography!