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Shoura female members call for equal pay for Saudi women in private sector. ASEEL BASHRAHEEL ... The wage gap based on gender in the private sector has tripled in the last few years, and according to the World Economic Forum Saudi women make 56 percent of what their male peers are making."
RIYADH: Saudi females will be recruited at the rank of private to work in airports and land border-crossing points, the General Directorate of passports has announced. Registration and admission applications will be received from Jan. 21 to 25. The directorate has set some conditions for the recruitment.

Paris: Despite enjoying some newfound freedoms such as the right to attend a football match, Saudi women, particularly rights activists, continue to be silenced, two rights groups said Wednesday. The Paris-based International Federation for human rights (FIDH) and the World Organisation against ...
women in Saudi Arabia have finally got the opportunity of watching football at their country's stadium. It was not easy - however, change is the law of nature. Everything changes with the passing of time. Even Saudi Arabia opened its stadiums for women after accepting the change. For the longest time, ...
The salaries of Saudi women working in the private sector are 56 percent less than their male counterparts, placing the kingdom at number 107 in gender pay gap worldwide. The issue was raised by Shoura Council members Latifah Al-Shalaan and Moudi Al-Khalaf, who demanded a supervisory ...
Dubai -- Women in the Kingdom are asserting themselves in ways that were unimaginable until recently and creating a niche for themselves in all walks of life. One such woman is Reema Al Sadlan who recently bagged Gold Stevie Award for Women in Business in the Female Executive of the Year ...
Madinah Gov. Prince Faisal bin Salman, left, is being briefed about the center by Yahya Al-Shangiti, vice president of the gold sector at Saudi Arabian Mining Co., right, in Madinah on Tuesday. Related Articles. SR11.6 million spent by Saudi women to obtain driving licenses in three countries · JVE, Hino to ...
THE recent decision by the supreme authorities to allow women driving in Saudi Arabia has come at a time when the Kingdom has been witnessing sweeping changes on several fronts. Women are active members of society and play a pivotal role in the country's economic development. Women typically ...
women in Saudi Arabia get right to drive trucks and motorcycles. Saudi women in Riyadh (Photo credit should read FAYEZ NURELDINE/AFP/Getty Images). Benjamin Butterworth 2 weeks Tuesday December 19th 2017. women in Saudi Arabia will be allowed to drive trucks and motorcycles from June 2018. The ultra ...
Some 70% of women in Saudi Arabia are most likely to drive once they are allowed to take the wheel in June 2018. A recent study by Ipsos showed that the most prominent methods of transportation for women in the Kingdom are either to be driven by a male member of the family or through the use of ...
A Saudi woman drives her car along a street in the Saudi coastal city of Jeddah, in this September 27, 2017 photo. (AFP). Related Articles. Saudi women will also be allowed to drive motorcycles · Saudi Unesco contender highlights cultural tourism drive in Kingdom · Special centers to hold arrested ...
The women took up training courses prepared by Economists to be the nucleus of work in the field of sales and maintenance of all mobile devices and help increase the employment rate among Saudi women. The Ministry of Labor and Social Development announced that the total number of Saudi female ...
I felt honored to be one of the first females to sing in a public concert in Saudi Arabia," Tawaji told Arab News. "Saudi ladies are very close to the heart." Still, those rare moments of freedom do not detract from the long list of things Saudi women are unable to do independently. women in Saudi Arabia are ...

women in Saudi Arabia enthusiastically walked around the first car show catering to them on Thursday, just a few months after King Salman granted them the right to drive. The exhibition was held in the less conservative port city of Jeddah and focused on fuel-efficient cars. Saleswomen were on hand to ...
Saudi women attend an event to celebrate the 87th annual National Day of Saudi Arabia in Riyadh on Sept. 23, 2017. (Reuters). Related Articles. Saudi women to work in mining industry · JVE, Hino to train Saudi women to drive trucks · Saudi women traffic wardens awaits final confirmation. Jeddah: The ...
"I've heard about many of the hardships that women in Saudi Arabia have to go through, and how closely it's tied with the Quran. women are treated like second-class citizens in public. There are videos of some being beaten by a group of men for violating one of many laws imposed on them. It's craziness ...
The women took up training courses prepared by Economists to be the nucleus of work in the field of sales and maintenance of all mobile devices and help increase the employment rate among Saudi women. The Ministry of Labor and Social Development announced that the total number of Saudi female ...
A Saudi woman checks a car at a showroom in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, in this October 5, 2017 photo. (Reuters). Related Articles. Muslim World League chief: Saudi women driving decision based on logic and reasoning · Boom in entrepreneurs expected after ban on Saudi women driving lifted ...
Saudi Arabia Allows First Public Concert by a Female Performer, and Saudi women Go Crazy ... Thousands of young women attended the sold-out event on Wednesday, removing their abayas (the floor-length robes women in Saudi Arabia are obligated to wear in public), shaking out their hair and dancing ...
Saudi women have spent $3.1m on obtaining driving licences from the UAE, Bahrain and Jordan in the build-up to the lifting of the kingdom's female driving ban next year, according to reports. Arabic publication Al-Watan cited sources as confirming the figures, which is derived from an estimated fee of ...
SR11.6 million spent by Saudi women to obtain driving licenses in three countries ... Jeddah: Saudi daily Al-Watan, according to its sources, said that the number of driving licenses obtained by Saudi women from the UAE, Bahrain and Jordan has reached 7,550 licenses with a total cost of SR11.627 ...
It was unlike any sports bar I'd been in before. Television monitors were blaring out wrestling and football, but the tables in the darkened hubbub were full of young women. Would I be allowed in, I asked the man at the front of house? "Oh yes," he said. "There's a family section upstairs." I came across the ...
Manama: A recommendation to allow Saudi women to take up leading positions in the kingdom's diplomatic missions abroad was defeated by a single vote at the Shura Council. During the debate, Shura members expressed support for the recommendation. When the results of the secret ballot were ...
MAKKAH: A Saudi woman trainer in mobile phones maintenance says that more than 5,000 women trainees have graduated and entered the ...
RIYADH: The recent introduction of driving licenses for women is a major boost to the female empowerment program in the Kingdom, according ...
With women in Saudi Arabia allowed to drive from June 2018, some are looking at the newfound freedom as a way to forge a career and make ...
"There's a huge misconception of Saudi women: We are guided by men, or driven by men. That is not true." Life in Saudi Arabia is changing ...
"There's a huge misconception of Saudi women: We are guided by men, or driven by men. That is not true." Life in Saudi Arabia is changing according to the women we spoke to at the MiSK Global Forum, which takes place in the country and bills itself as "the biggest youth event in the Middle East". A Saudi ...
women want to try their hands at the wheel before joining driving schools in Saudi Arabia. (AP). Saudi Gazette, Jeddah Thursday, ...
Saudi women who hold postgraduate degrees in Sharia, law, sociology and administration specialisations will be hired as social researchers, ...
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RIYADH: Saudi women have shown leadership skills but Shoura Council member Haya Al-Munea has noticed their lack of number or absence ...
Saudi women welcomed the initiative saying that it is something they really need if they get driving licenses in June. They said that they have ...
women in Saudi Arabia have scorned the government's decision to grant citizenship to a female robot who, unlike them, does not need a male ...
women in Saudi Arabia have scorned the government's decision to grant "citizenship" to a female robot who, unlike them, does not need a ...
Saudi Arabia's decision to allow women to attend sporting events in three of the country's stadiums raises as many questions as it provide ...
Picture of the author taken in 2015 by Lujain Mirza as part of her research project about visual representation of Saudi women at Brighton ...
A pair of married couples celebrating the news of Saudi women being able to drive. The husbands stood outside their cars as their wives ...
Interestingly, "news," of Saudi women being permitted to drive has been accorded substantial media coverage, more than most news items regarding the Kingdom usually are. This isn't surprising. The hard truth is that in most non-Arab countries, a stereotyped image about Saudi Arabia prevails. Yes, there ...
Leading female scholars from Saudi Arabia have described moves to ease restrictions on women as government spin aimed at an international audience to bolster support for efforts to liberalise its ailing economy. Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is seeking to appeal to western governments as ...
Jeddah, Saudi Arabia -- Change is coming to a kingdom once stuck firmly in the past. women are asserting themselves in ways that were unimaginable until recently. It's six months before Saudi women will finally be allowed to drive, but Noura al-Otaibi isn't waiting. A $170,000 Mercedes Benz takes her ...
Saudi Arabian women, seeking a job, talk with recruiters during a job fair in Riyadh January 25, 2012. (Reuters). Saudi Gazette Monday, 20 ...
Manama: Driving schools for women in Saudi Arabia will be operational in March, almost four months ahead of the day when women are ...
A new ad from Coca-Cola features a Saudi dad teaching his daughter how to drive ― and people are having decidedly mixed reactions about it ...
WATCH ABOVE: women in Saudi Arabia were allowed in a public stadium to watch a bike stunt event on Saturday.
A new Coca-Cola ad aimed at Saudi Arabia's historic decision to lift the driving ban for women has divided some viewers. By. Riley Morgan.


 

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