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Oct 10, 2017
Saudi woman booked for driving before ban is lifted, police warn citizens to respect lawSaudi police have penalised a woman filmed driving a car, a spokesman said, warning against violations of a ban on female drivers set to be lifted next June.
Sep 28, 2017
Saudi Arabia: Majority of clerics express support for decree allowing women to driveA majority of Saudi Arabia's Council of Senior Ulema religious scholars on Wednesday expressed support for a royal decree allowing women to drive.
Sep 27, 2017
Saudi Arabia to allow women to drive for first time after royal decree from King SalmanWomen will be allowed to drive for the first time in the summer of 2018 in Saudi Arabia, marking a significant expansion of women's rights in the country.
Sep 24, 2017
Saudi Arabia celebrates 87th National Day with pomp, allows women inside sport stadium for first timeSaudi Arabia held a grand show at the King Fahd Stadium in Riyad to mark its 87th National Day and for the first time allowed women inside the previously male-only venue.
Sep 22, 2017
Women's Reservation Bill: 20 years on, legislation for adequate representation in Assemblies still in limboAfter Sonia Gandhi wrote to Narendra Modi, urging him to get Women's Reservation Bill passed in the Lok Sabha, the govt may take bill out of cold storage
Sep 16, 2017
Smriti Irani says New India defined by those who dare to dream, strive on meritNew India is defined by people who dare to dream and who strive only on the basis on their merit, Minister of Information and Broadcasting Smriti Irani said on Saturday.
Sep 11, 2017
AIMPLB says it respects triple talaq verdict, but calls govt's stand an 'attack on personal law'AIMPLB said it respects the triple talaq verdict, but considers the centre's submission about all other forms of their marriages as an attack on the personal law.
Aug 31, 2017
Debate over marital rape: Talks of morality empty without equal rights for womenA presumption of harassment of the husband should not prevent the State from legitimising the right of the wife to seek justice for flagrant violations against her body
Aug 27, 2017
Women engineers and gender parity: Where do Indian companies stand?Acknowledging that there is a female pattern of achievement which takes a different path from the conventional male one would go a long way in achieving gender parity
Aug 25, 2017
Supreme Court verdict on privacy can further the rights of women, sexual minorities in IndiaSC judgment on Right to Privacy is bound to have an effect on women's rights and the upcoming judgment on marital rape.