Kiiik

Satisfactory Essays
over the weekend went women witnessed what may be a very important step

forward in equal rights and one of the most unlikely places in the world saudi

arabia

yesterday saudi arabia's king abdullah announced that for the first time in his

nation's history

when there will be able to vote and run for office in local elections beginning

twenty fifteen

is a huge leap forward in a nation that search for is for cracking down on the

rights of women
0:33
some say this is the latest effort by king abdullah to shield is wealthy and
0:37
it will be a station
0:39
the uprising of the air of spring that has koppel dictators next door
0:43
back in march king abdullah announced in ninety three billion dollar aid package
0:47
full of new jobs and services
0:50
to quell unrest from disaffected saudis
0:52
who may try to bring the air of spring to the kingdom of saudi arabia
0:56
so far it is the working
0:58
so what does this all mean
1:00
this is really a giant step forward for women's rights
1:03
really gimmick for the monarchy keep power
1:05
increasingly hard for middle units
1:09
para offer her take finish eva stein
1:12
author of initiates point and columnist at forbes woman of it imposed and ms
1:17
magazine
1:18
vishay welcome pentagon after having read something they are you for joining
1:22
us
1:22
uh... can you describe how women are treated in cincinatti reliever
1:26
well it's not quite
1:28
it's really interesting actually because
1:30
we've seen a consistent theme throughout the middle east in throughout their
1:34
spring of demanding more rights and at the forefront of every single one of
1:37
these movements have really been women and we've seen a from iran since he's
1:42
having seen it in libya
1:43
but what's unique about the uprising that's taking place in saudi arabia
1:46
right now is that
1:48
women view the began it and this is a country where women are really treated
1:53
like

You May Also Find These Documents Helpful