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It’s high time to hold Saudi Arabia to account on women’s rights

27 Mar

Today, Saudi Arabia once again committed to abolishing the male guardianship system.

In a statement before the United Nations Human Rights Council (HRC) in Geneva, the Saudi authorities responded to the recommendations made as part of its Universal Periodic Review (UPR) in November 2018. Among the recommendations accepted by the state were those of 18 countries calling for the abolition of the male guardianship system.

https://www.aljazeera.com/indepth/opinion/high-time-hold-saudi-arabia-account-women-rights-190314092049635.html

 
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Posted by on March 27, 2019 in Middle East

 

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