driving17Quentin de Pimodan
(Co-author of The Khaleeji Voice, six-part book series about each of the GCC nations and their respective urban art cultures)

Copyright: Research Institute for European and American Studies (www.rieas.gr) Publication date: 14 October 2017

Note: The article reflects the opinion of the author and not necessarily the views of the Research Institute for European and American Studies (RIEAS).

An old quest

Among the many rebukes carried against the Kingdom, the prohibition of driving for Saudi women has long held pole position. Mediatically appealing and socially unbearable, this blatant humiliating treatment targeting women has always been considered the foremost personification of the rampant misogyny spreading and poisoning the country, preventing it from fully embracing the modern time evolution. ..Read more

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