EMPOWERMET OF WOMAN | Riyadh, Capital of Arab Women 2020

The 39th session of the Arab Women’s Committee kicked off on Feb.9 and declared Riyadh as the Capital of Arab Women 2020. The new phase is held under the slogan ‘Empowering Women…Development of Society’. The session’s first day was dedicated to the regional preparatory meeting of the Commission on the Status of Women 64 (CSW), … Continue reading EMPOWERMET OF WOMAN | Riyadh, Capital of Arab Women 2020

WOMAN'S EMPOWERMET | 2,514 Working Women Benefit From Saudi Human Resources Development Fund Program

The Saudi Human Resources Development Fund (HADAF) announced that 2,514 Saudi female employees benefited from accredited centers for nurseries and daycare for children in various regions of the Kingdom. Hadaf also amended the conditions of enrollment and support mechanisms in the Qurrah Program, in order to contribute to the empowerment and stability of women in … Continue reading WOMAN'S EMPOWERMET | 2,514 Working Women Benefit From Saudi Human Resources Development Fund Program

SAUDI’S PRESIDENCY OF STATE SECURITY ISSUED A CLARIFICATION FOLLOWING AN ERRONEOUS PROMOTIONAL VIDEO THAT WAS BROADCAST | FEMINISM IS NOT “CRIMINAL OFFENCE” IS SAUDI ARABIA

JEDDAH|SAUDI ARABIA – Saudi Arabia’s presidency of State Security has offered a clarification regarding the “extremism concept” video issued last week, local media reported. The content of the promotional video, released by the General Department for Counter-Extremism, was inaccurate and contained multiple errors in defining “extremism”, the statement said. The presidency assured of concrete steps … Continue reading SAUDI’S PRESIDENCY OF STATE SECURITY ISSUED A CLARIFICATION FOLLOWING AN ERRONEOUS PROMOTIONAL VIDEO THAT WAS BROADCAST | FEMINISM IS NOT “CRIMINAL OFFENCE” IS SAUDI ARABIA

EMPOWERMENT OF WOMEN | Saudi Women Must Meet These Requirements To Join The Kingdom’s Army

With Saudi Arabia now welcoming to join their armed forces, there might be a few things women interested in joining may have to consider. The kingdom announced just last week, that Saudi women would now have opportunities within the country’s armed forces, with roles at the Ministry of Defense such as sergeant, deputy sergeant, caporal, … Continue reading EMPOWERMENT OF WOMEN | Saudi Women Must Meet These Requirements To Join The Kingdom’s Army

EMPOWERMENT OF WOMEN – In First, Saudi Women To Be Enlisted In Army

RIYADH, SAUDI ARABIA – Women in Saudi Arabia will be allowed to join the army as soldiers for the first time in yet another step to empower females in the country, Saudi newspaper Asharq Al Awsat reported Thursday. The Saudi Defense Ministry has allowed women’s enlistment for military jobs with ranks from the private soldier … Continue reading EMPOWERMENT OF WOMEN – In First, Saudi Women To Be Enlisted In Army

FIRST IN SAUDI ARABIA: Spokeswoman for Ministry of Education

JEDDAH, SAUDI ARABIA – Minister of Education Dr. Hamad Al-Sheikh has issues an order appointing Ibtisam Al-Shehri as spokesperson for public education in Saudi Arabia, who has been a supervisor for schools in the Kingdom’s Eastern Province, will hold the position as the first woman spokesperson of the ministry, responsible for over six million students … Continue reading FIRST IN SAUDI ARABIA: Spokeswoman for Ministry of Education

WOMEN EMPOWERMENT | Saudi Arabia Implements End To Travel Restriction For Saudi Women

Riyadh, SAUDI ARABIA – Saudi Arabia has begun allowing adult women to travel without permission and to exercise more control over family matters, state news agency SPA, reported on Tuesday, following a flurry of royal degrees approving the changes. Riyadh has long faced international criticism over the status of Saudi women. Rights groups say women … Continue reading WOMEN EMPOWERMENT | Saudi Arabia Implements End To Travel Restriction For Saudi Women