Who needs gender equality in Saudi?

A proud ally of America and Australia:

Saudi Arabia is keeping up with the times, and blogger Eman Al Nafjan tells us how.

Did you know that Saudi Arabia has a service in place where the Ministry of Foreign Affairs sends a text message to a male guardian every time a “dependent” leaves the country?

And the male “guardians” are the fathers and husbands, or in their absence, brothers and the “dependents” refer to the wives, daughters and sisters.

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