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Saudi lifts ban allowing women to travel freely

Saudi Arabia’s ambassador to the United States announced on Friday (August 2) that the country had moved to drop restrictions on women’s free travel, as part of a “holistic approach” to gender equality by the monarchy. The timing is ironic, just days after Loujain al-Hathloul – a leading figure in the Saudi women’s rights movement […]

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