Saudi woman campaigns for right to drive

And a Saudi woman is held after mounting an internet campaign to get more females driving.

A woman has been detained in Saudi Arabia for defying the ban on driving.

The kingdom is the only country in the world where women are discouraged from getting behind the wheel.

Manal al Sharif is part of an online campaign group determined to get women in the driving seat more.

Al Jazeera’s Anu Nathan reports.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gke1CYaKVOY

Comments


  1. tory burch

    We should respect for women’s rights.

Leave a comment

Sunday

May 22nd, 2011

Staff Reporter EducationNews.org

Career Index

Plan your career as an educator using our free online datacase of useful information.

View All

On Twitter

He, she, or... "hen?" Sweden goes for gender-neutral pronoun http://t.co/ljqurmKBdC #edchat #ukedchat #education

12 hours ago

California's Brown signs 'yes means yes' consent law for college campuses http://t.co/VWRGGhzpDi #highered #education #edchat

12 hours ago

Study: Children of wealther parents make better food choices at school http://t.co/VmbE6z3KZA #edchat #parenting #education

12 hours ago

On Facebook

Subscribe

Enter your email to subscribe to daily Education News!

Hot Topics