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Video: Saudi Arabia will allow women to attend sporting events in stadiums

Saudi Arabia will allow women to attend sporting events in three selected stadiums from early next year according to the countries General Sports authority.

Stadiums in Jeddah, Dammam and Riyadh are being prepared to accommodate women. Restaurants and cafes will also be set up as part of the changes.

Last month Saudi Arabia announced that from June, women would be allowed to drive cars, ending the world’s only ban on female drivers.

(Source: euronews (in English) YouTube channel)