Saudi Women Take the Wheel as Longstanding Driving Ban Ends

It's a historic moment for women who have been at the mercy of their husbands, fathers, brothers and drivers to move around.

Image via AP Photo/Nariman El-Mofty

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Saudi women drove to work and ran errands on Sunday, relishing the freedom to move about without relying on men after the kingdom lifted the world's last remaining ban on women driving. It's a historic moment for women who have been at the mercy of their husbands, fathers, brothers and drivers to move around. The ban had relegated women to the backseat, restricting when they could meet friends, where they… Read at AP News

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