Restrictions for Women in Saudi Arabia That Are Extremely Unfair And Hard to Believe

Blog By mariam  |  17-09-18

See why their life is so difficult!

No Public Transport

No Public Transport

How would you feel if you are kept away from public transport options in your country because of your gender? Well, this is what is happening with women in Saudi.

They are allowed to travel into trains but that's about it. It has to be a private car taking them around as most of the other means of public transports do not allow women in them!


Mahram Compulsory

Mahram Compulsory

It is compulsory for Saudi women to always go out with her husband or a male relative. The women in Saudi Arabia don’t have the right to go anywhere without them. This male person who accompanies a woman is called a Mahram.


No Driver's License

No Driver's License

Yes, there is no driver's license for women in Saudi Arabia. This information will soon be a myth though. In recent years, in the Persian Gulf countries, a series of laws have been passed aimed at the liberalization of women.


Covering The Body

  Covering The Body

Another bizarre compulsion for women in Saudi is covering their complete body in public. When on the street, women in Saudi Arabia cover their entire bodies, leaving only the oval of the face, her hands, and feet open. The country is anyways very hot. How do women survive their?


No Love Marriage

  No Love Marriage

After all the above mentioned autocratic laws against women, we aren't really surprised that women are not allowed to marry for love ion the country.


They'll Never Answer The Door

  They'll Never Answer The Door

So it is very complicated in Saudi. Women do not have to follow the dress code in the house but they can only stay in their side of the house. Guests cannot come in their side, they can only come in the other side of the house. Wow! And No, they wouldn't answer the door.


Inequality!

  Inequality!

The testimony of a woman in Saudi Arabia is two times less valuable. In order to file a lawsuit, she needs 6 male witnesses. Now that's inequality on a different level altogether!


For Unmarried Women!

  For Unmarried Women!

For Unmarried Women! If you are unmarried, you cannot sit with other men in public places! There are parts for family members, for bachelors, and for unmarried women.







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