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Wajeha Al-Huwaider

In Saudi Arabia, women may seldom be seen, but they are starting to be heard -- especially when it comes to the country's guardianship system.

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Saudi male guardianship debatedupdated: Tue Sep 07 2010 06:01:00

Saudi women are debating the country's male guardianship laws. CNN's Mohammed Jamjoom reports.

Saudi woman activist demands right to travelupdated: Sat Jul 11 2009 00:55:00

Wajeha al-Huwaider picked up her passport, got in a taxi, and headed from her home in eastern Saudi Arabia to the nearby island kingdom of Bahrain -- a 45-minute drive that many Saudis take to get away for the weekend.

Saudi judge: It's OK to slap spendthrift wivesupdated: Mon May 11 2009 10:57:00

Husbands are allowed to slap their wives if they spend lavishly, a Saudi judge said recently during a seminar on domestic violence, Saudi media reported Sunday.

Saudi girl in marriage case wins appealupdated: Wed Mar 25 2009 00:19:00

An appeals court in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, has rejected and refused to certify a court ruling allowing a 47-year-old man's marriage to an 8-year-old girl, said a relative of the girl with knowledge of the proceedings.

Woman gets 40 lashesupdated: Mon Mar 09 2009 20:23:00

CNN.com writer Mohammed Jamjoom talks about a Saudi woman being punished for having two unrelated men in her home.

Saudis order 40 lashes for elderly woman for minglingupdated: Mon Mar 09 2009 20:23:00

A Saudi Arabian court has sentenced a 75-year-old Syrian woman to 40 lashes, four months imprisonment and deportation from the kingdom for having two unrelated men in her house, according to local media reports.

Saudi activist: Female minister 'first step' but more neededupdated: Mon Feb 16 2009 07:11:00

The appointment of a Saudi woman as a vice minister in the country's government is a "first step" for women's rights in Saudi Arabia, but "more serious changes" are needed, an outspoken advocate said Sunday.

First woman in Saudi positionupdated: Mon Feb 16 2009 07:11:00

A woman has been appointed to the Saudi Kingdom's council of ministers for the first time. CNN's Mohammed Jamjoon reports

Saudi women's group assails judge over 8-year-old's marriageupdated: Fri Dec 26 2008 01:39:00

A group fighting for women's rights in Saudi Arabia condemned a judge Wednesday for refusing to annul the marriage of an 8-year-old girl to a 47-year-old man.

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