Saudi election officials seal the ballot box after women vote in municipal elections for the first time. It sometimes seems to spell freedom," observes Angela, a Jerusalem-based acquaintance. Saudi women are not allowed to drive and faced difficulty reaching polling booths. First posted December 14, Saudi society has long been dominated by Wahhabism, an ultraconservative form of Sunni Islam.
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This is not something about choice here. This writing also reflected the social chains imposed on the female body by the patriarchy, as well as other subjects that concerned most of the women writers. What is Fatima doing with letters, with words, when the loneliness is excruciating? It would be much harder to get rid of extremists in Yemen than Iraq or Syria. They believe that if they spread it, the hidden Imam will come back again and he will rule the whole world from Iran and spread Islam even to America. We cannot take the risk here. Women are also required to use a separate entrance to the men.
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Experts say that as the nation shifts away from an economy predominantly reliant on oil, more households will need dual incomes. That year she was held for more than 70 days. In both cases, the committee appeared intent on recognizing potential and hoping that its imprimatur might help drive events in its desired direction. Later in the evening, Ms. But female candidates weren't allowed to speak to male voters and couldn't have men and women mixing in their campaign offices.
We have regulations like this that are going into the private sector. Our campaign is focused on helping the legitimate government and bringing stability. President Obama believed that if he gave Iran opportunities to open up, it would change. I believe that each people, anywhere, has a right to live in their peaceful nation. A regime not working for the people, but serving an ideology.
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