Women’s Empowerment

The “October 26, Women Driving” campaign has asked Saudis to put its logo on their cars and called upon women with international driving licenses to get behind the wheel that day. The Ministry of Interior, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia warned organisers of the October 26, “Women Driving Campaign”, that group gatherings and marches are illegal. […]

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Becoming a professional driver brings independence and an income for a growing number of women, despite traditional attitudes and resistance from fundamentalists. By Shahriar Sharif (Khabar South Asia in Dhaka) With the help of the Bangladesh Road Transport Authority (BRTA) and a local non-governmental organisation (NGO), Bangladeshi women are finding new opportunities to earn a […]

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