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A viral video on… Saudi women driving

TweetBrave women in Saudi Arabia are literally driving through their government’s prohibition against DWF (driving while female). Here’s a video mocking the sexism behind the ban. And don’t worry. You can laugh. Because it’s made by someone who is actually from Saudi Arabia.  Tweet
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Video of the Day: Behind the wheel in Saudi Arabia

TweetSaudi feminist activists have organized to defy the ban on women driving multiple times in recent years, and on October 26th they’ll be hitting the road en masse again. More than 15,000 people have signed an online petition calling on the government to lift the ban and there are signs that the government may finally be ready to [...]
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“What these women are doing is brave”: Clinton Responds to Saudi Women Drivers

Tweet You may have heard about women in Saudi Arabia organizing a plan to jointly defy the women’s driving ban by encouraging women with international driver’s licenses to get in their cars and drive on June 17. Yesterday Secretary of State Hillary Clinton responded to the demands of these Saudi activists and spoke out in [...]
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