Post Tagged with: "Saudi Arabia"

Abolishing The Ban On Saudi Women Driving Is Great, But What About Male Guardianship Laws?

Abolishing The Ban On Saudi Women Driving Is Great, But What About Male Guardianship Laws?

By Tara Carey, Equality Now Saudi Arabian state television announced on Tuesday evening that women will be allowed to drive in the kingdom, with driving licenses to be issued to […]

October 5, 2017 ×
FEMINIST FRIDAY: Kimberle Crenshaw’s Intersectionality, & Blossom’s ‘Black Magic Woman’

FEMINIST FRIDAY: Kimberle Crenshaw’s Intersectionality, & Blossom’s ‘Black Magic Woman’

Hell yeah it’s Feminist Friday, queens! This week’s edition of our ongoing series is unapologetically black, brown, and intersectional. In a world where mainstream and pop culture spaces are dominated […]

February 17, 2017 ×
FEMINIST FRIDAY – The Money Talk, 21st Century Feminism & Female Candidates In Saudi Arabia

FEMINIST FRIDAY – The Money Talk, 21st Century Feminism & Female Candidates In Saudi Arabia

Y’all know what time it is – Feminist Friday! It’s our favorite day of the week, not just because it’s the start of the weekend, but because we get to […]

October 28, 2016 ×
Saudi Arabia’s 1st Female Boxing Trainer Defying The Kingdom’s Conservative Society

Saudi Arabia’s 1st Female Boxing Trainer Defying The Kingdom’s Conservative Society

They may not be able to drive in the Kingdom yet, but Saudi Arabian women sure can fight like a girl. And there is one woman in particular who is […]

March 25, 2016 ×
Saudi Arabia Makes History By Finally Allowing Women To Vote & Become Elected Leaders

Saudi Arabia Makes History By Finally Allowing Women To Vote & Become Elected Leaders

Get out the vote. These are 4 words that many of us around the world take for granted, but this past weekend, for women in Saudi Arabia, it was the […]

December 14, 2015 ×
For The First Time In History, Women In Saudi Arabia Are Registering To Vote!

For The First Time In History, Women In Saudi Arabia Are Registering To Vote!

First up, this is awesome, historical news! But secondly, there are some important details we have to discuss so all our readers understand this fight for equality isn’t over just […]

August 27, 2015 ×
New Video Game ‘Saudi Girls Revolution’ Putting Women In The Driver’s Seat Legally

New Video Game ‘Saudi Girls Revolution’ Putting Women In The Driver’s Seat Legally

Thinking of getting the GTHQ team a Christmas present this year? This item is at the top of our list! It’s a new video game from developers Na3m called Saudi […]

June 19, 2015 ×
Meet The Saudi Arabian Photographer Weaving Feminism Into Her Work

Meet The Saudi Arabian Photographer Weaving Feminism Into Her Work

It is said that art is subjective. While that may be true, the most indisputable aspect of art is that is it powerful and can be used to create change. […]

June 15, 2015 ×
Introducing ‘Glowfit’ – The First Fitness Center For Women In Saudi Arabia

Introducing ‘Glowfit’ – The First Fitness Center For Women In Saudi Arabia

It’s a country known for it’s restrictions of freedom for women, but there are some awesome things happening in Saudi Arabia that may surprise you. Sports is one of those […]

April 14, 2015 ×
Saudi Arabia’s Genius Plan To Solve The Female Unemployment Crisis

Saudi Arabia’s Genius Plan To Solve The Female Unemployment Crisis

You know, when you think about the women in Saudi Arabia, you could focus on the inequalities they face such as not being able to vote or drive (although the […]

December 3, 2014 ×
Saudi Arabia’s 1st Female “Activist” Basketball Team Shooting For Equality

Saudi Arabia’s 1st Female “Activist” Basketball Team Shooting For Equality

In a country which is so restrictive for women, the fact that a female basketball even exists in Saudi Arabia is pretty phenomenal. Women in the Saudi kingdom are not […]

November 16, 2014 ×
Saudi Arabian Singer TamTam Releases Video About Gender Equality

Saudi Arabian Singer TamTam Releases Video About Gender Equality

Saudi Arabia is known for being a country that is oppressive in certain ways toward women. They cannot vote, and they cannot drive. That is just the tip of the […]

November 12, 2014 ×
Saudi Women Petitioning For The End Of Female Oppression On Int’l Women’s Day

Saudi Women Petitioning For The End Of Female Oppression On Int’l Women’s Day

It seems fitting that on International Women’s Day 2014, women around the world are using this as an excuse to speak up for injustice and for change. Saudi Arabia is […]

March 7, 2014 ×
Saudi Arabia Opens First Female Law Firm, Intended To Protect Women’s Rights

Saudi Arabia Opens First Female Law Firm, Intended To Protect Women’s Rights

Women’s rights are important and the more we raise our voices about injustice toward females around the world the more things can change. One woman, Bayan Mahmoud Al-Zahran from Saudi […]

January 10, 2014 ×
Saudi Arabia’s 1st Feature Film Shows The Rise Of Feminism In Muslim Countries

Saudi Arabia’s 1st Feature Film Shows The Rise Of Feminism In Muslim Countries

Check it out women of the world, Saudi Arabia is about to release it’s very first home-made feature film, and it is a true testament to the message of feminism […]

September 18, 2013 ×