And finally some good news! Saudi King Abdullah has given the kingdom’s women the right to vote for first time in nationwide local elections, due in 2015. The king said in an annual speech today before his advisory assembly, or Shura Council, that Saudi women will be able to run and cast ballots in the […]
You can probably only see this link if you have a facebook page. They are an awesome collection of women during the marches for freedom. Just in case your wondering if this is an extremist Muslim revolution or just the people of Egypt being fed up with the regime. Check them out.
Yeah, we sure improved the lives of Afghan women. Beneath the anonymity of the sky-blue burqa, Saliha’s slender frame and voice betray her young age.Asked why she was serving seven years in jail alongside hardened insurgents and criminals, the 15-year-old giggled and buried her head in her friend’s shoulder. “She is shy,” apologised fellow inmate […]