Follow @TheCircumvent What is Arab culture like for women? In 2013, a UN study found “that 99.3% of Egyptian women have experienced some form of sexual harassment.” The same study also found “that some 82% of Egyptian women are regularly harassed on public… Continue Reading
Follow @TheCircumvent Khaleej Times, November 26, 2017. A man, who was convicted earlier of intentionally causing a car crash that killed his wife, has had his 13-year jail sentence upheld on appeal. The Appeals Court in Al Dhafra also fined… Continue Reading
Follow @TheCircumvent Gulf News, October 22, 2017. Motorists who park on the side of the road for praying will be fined Dh500, a senior official of Dubai Police told Gulf News on Sunday. Brigadier Saif Muhair Al Mazroui, director of Traffic Department… Continue Reading
Follow @TheCircumvent Birmingham Mail, October 18, 2017. […] Another motorist arrested was a 23-year-old Iranian national who was stopped on the M6 because he was driving erratically. He was allegedly over the drink drive limit, but checks revealed he was… Continue Reading
Follow @TheCircumvent No? Not even if she wants to take a shift on the 12 hour drive to see your family during Thanksgiving? Not even if she wants to run to the store to get some ingredients to make you… Continue Reading
Follow @TheCircumvent Related: September 29, 2013: Saudi Cleric: Driving Causes Damage to Women’s Ovaries September 26, 2014: Debate on Saudi Women Driving: The Rate of Rape, Fornication, and Divorce Would Rise This is a developing story. More to come… September 28: 5 times… Continue Reading
Follow @TheCircumvent The National, May 21, 2017.
Follow @TheCircumvent RT, May 12, 2017. A female college student in Saudi Arabia took the wheel of a minibus after its male driver suffered a stroke. The young woman’s actions, which violated a controversial ban in the country, helped save… Continue Reading