Rights Group Urges Saudi King To End Men’s ‘Guardianship’ Over Women

Female shoppers wearing traditional Saudi Arabian dress sit and wait for their transport outside the Kingdom Centre shopping mall in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, on Friday, Dec. 2, 2016.

Saudi Arabia requires all women to have a male guardian, even if, in some cases, that guardian is their own son. A recent order was seen relaxing that system.

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News : NPR

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