EMAN AL NAFJAN: The to-ing and fro-ing has gone on for years. It’s about time we all acknowledged that it ranks very low in Saudi womens priorities.
EMAN AL NAFJAN: A storm of controversy has erupted following a presentation by the Saudi Minister of Justice to lawyers in the United States.
EMAN AL NAFJAN: These past couple of weeks have convinced me the government has made a huge scientific discovery, the time machine.
EMAN AL NAFJAN: Division, governmental communications, heavy security – there are many reasons why protest failed to ignite in Saudi last Friday.
I have written on unemployment before. The situation is desperate. It’s bad for men and much worse for women… According to Mr. Al Dosari 12000 Saudis apply when only 45 positions are announced…
The ministry has big plans for education but also mountainous challenges. The religious establishment, in control for so long, are in almost every office… This control goes way back to 1960 when girls were allowed to get an education.
Last week news came out that the government is seriously considering a women’s affairs ministry, but is this really gender apartheid? In Saudi, women are “the other”, something to be taken care of and guided lest it go wayward.