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Saudi Arabia lifts ban on women's driving
short by Nandini Sinha / on Tuesday, 26 September, 2017
Saudi Arabia's King Salman on Tuesday issued a royal decree allowing women to drive, ending its status as the only country in the world to impose such a ban. The new rules will take effect starting June 2018. This comes after years of campaigns against the ban that was seen as a violation of women's rights.
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