Saudi Arabia

A teenage Saudi gang-rape victim who was sentenced to 90 lashes for being alone with a man she was not related to has beseeched King Abdullah, the country's monarch, to intervene in the controversial case.
"Say 'No' To Forced Divorce - 'Yes' to Reforms" online petition campaign launched by women activists against forced divorce
An appeals court has upheld the decision of a judge in the northern city of Al-Jouf in October to divorce a couple in absentia at the request of the wife’s half brothers.
Perhaps there is no issue in Saudi Arabia more sensitive, more controversial and more shrouded in secrecy and contradictions than the issue of women.
Muhammad Nasir Al-Khuzayyam, deputy chief of the Presidency of the Two Holy Mosques, said the proposal to move the women's prayer area in the Grand Mosque in Makkah has been dropped.
Despite Saudi assurances, their religious textbooks still denigrate other faiths and cultures. These schoolbooks divide the world into believers — followers of Wahhabi Islam — and unbelievers.
Women are about to lose their right to pray in the previously allotted/designated space for women only in view of the Ka'ba at the Grand Mosque in Makkah, Saudi Arabia.
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