Shoura Council: Doors opening for Saudi women

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Saudi king appoints 30 women to Shura Council

Saudi women arrive at a shopping mall in Riyadh on January 12, 2013. Saudi King Abdullah has appointed women for the first time to a top advisory body, with decrees published marking a breakthrough in a kingdom that imposes stringent restrictions on females. (AFP/Getty Images)

Sunday, 13 Jan 2013 10:26 AM
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Posted by: leo50

good to see Women being given the opportunities that have been denied them for so many years. I would expect to see a huge upturn in the fortunes of Saudi Arabia if these reforms are allowed to be fully implemented.

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