no image

The last ban lifted. Women in Saudi Arabia got the right to drive cars

From next month any woman over the age of 18 can apply for a driver’s license

Years and the world’s only ban on the right of driving a car the women filmed by a Royal decree in September 2017, but will enter into force on 24 June of this year. This was announced by government officials, reports DailyMail.

According to the Director General of the Directorate-General of the movement, Mohammed al-Bass, “all of the requirements of women in the Kingdom to begin driving, it was created”. Some of the instructors, female driving schools will be women who have received a license for driving abroad.

See also:

In Iran a woman has created the perfect transportation for people with disabilities

This will resolve the issues raised in recent times. The first of these was that women are afraid of conservative male instructors and their intolerance.

Plus, it will help to bypass the rule under which Saudi women are not allowed to have any interaction with the man with whom she is not related without the permission of a male guardian.

Women with foreign driving license can apply to the local authority and to pass a certain test to check their driving skills.

For many years women in Saudi Arabia have sought the right to drive cars and strongly expressed their protests. Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, 32, considers the lifting of the ban as part of a series of reforms to improve the workforce in the country.

See also:

In Saudi Arabia a woman has captured the hearts of users songs behind the wheel

Allowing women to drive cars will allow them to become more mobile and do not need the permission of men to start a business.

While activists insist that women do not get such a revolutionary freedom, but will remain subordinate to the family or men. As for study, travel, all kinds of public activities, and now driving they need to ask permission from guardians.

Залишити відповідь