Women's Rights in the Muslim World
Top of Mind with Julie Rose - Radio Archive, Episode 656 , Segment 6
Episode: Catalan Independence, Smart Helmet, Improv Children's Theater
- Oct 9, 2017 11:00 pm
- 20:08 mins
Guest: Azza Karam, PhD, Senior Advisor on Culture, United Nations Population Fund The King of Saudi Arabia has declared that, starting next summer, women will be allowed to drive. Women in Saudi Arabia have been campaigning for the right to get behind the wheel for decades, so the king’s announcement got quite a bit of attention. But is it an important change? What is the status of women in the Arab world today?