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Saudi Women Drivers

Saudi Historian: U.S. Women Drive Because They Don't Care If They're Raped

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 02.10.2015 | World

A Saudi Arabian historian trying to justify the nation's ban on female drivers says women who drive in other countries such as the United States don't...

Saudi Women Drivers Referred To Terrorism Court

AP | AYA BATRAWY | Posted 12.29.2014 | World

AYA BATRAWY, Associated Press DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Two Saudi women detained for nearly a month in defiance of a ban on females driv...

Saudi Women Kick Off Driving Protest

AP | Posted 10.26.2013 | World

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia -- RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Activists have posted a video of a woman in Saudi Arabia driving a car, as their campaign urging...

Saudi Arabia Threatens Supporters Of Women Drivers

AP | ABDULLAH AL-SHIHRI | Posted 10.25.2013 | World

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia -- RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Saudi officials stepped up warnings on Friday over plans by women to challenge the male-only dri...

Saudi Women Drivers: Threat to State Religion and Politics

Ida Lichter, M.D. | Posted 12.15.2013 | World
Ida Lichter, M.D.

For many women who want the driving ban lifted, the issue is a push toward wider reforms, supported by an increasing number of men. However, there are underlying religious and political potholes.