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A big ‘small step’ in Saudi

A big ‘small step’ in Saudi

Women's issues are in vogue in Saudi Arabia now. But while allowing women to vote heralds further changes, don't expect conservative cleric influence in governances to give way just yet.

September 27, 2011 2:33
 
Saudi allows women right to vote

Saudi allows women right to vote

Saudi Arabia will allow women to stand for election and vote, the king announced on Sunday, in a significant policy shift in the conservative Islamic kingdom.

September 25, 2011 4:07