Articles by alialahmed

Saudi Arabian Fact Sheet

Share: In Saudi Arabia, women are considered legally inferior to men. They are basically considered minors under the law, not full adults; they function more like possessions of the males in their family Under the…


Interview, Nermeen Tahoun

Share: 1.    Please state your name, country, and profession. If your country of origin is different from the country that you currently reside in, please elaborate. My name is Nermeen Tahoun and I am a…


Interview, Egyptian activist

Share: 1.    Please state your name, country, and profession. If your country of origin is different from the country that you currently reside in, please elaborate.My name is Nabil. I currently live in New Hampshire…


Saudi Arabia to Send Women to 2012 Olympics

Share: Announcements that Saudi Arabia is likely to send women to participate in the 2012 London Olympics for the first time are a positive step toward ending the country’s pervasive discrimination against women in sport,…


Reema Abdullah to Carry Olympic Torch

Share: The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has criticized Saudi Arabia for being one of the last three countries to send female athletes to the Olympics, and there is no shortage of Saudi Islamic scholars weighing…


Promote gender equality

Endorsing Gender Apartheid

Share: By Alixandra Greenman I never imagined that I would one day sit down and think about how lucky I am to go to local gyms to workout, participate on sports teams, and if I…


Saudi Women Unable to Compete in their Country

Share: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   NO Woman No Play Contact: Alixandra Greenman Tel: (202) 466-9500 Cell: (818) 521-7957 Email: alixandragreenman@gmail.com SAUDI WOMEN UNABLE TO COMPETE Announcement Concerning Saudi Women Competing in Olympics Seems to be…


The IOC is Ignoring GENDER APARTHEID

Share: URGENT ACTION The IOC is Ignoring GENDER APARTHEID FACED BY SAUDI WOMEN In less then three weeks, the opening ceremonies of the 2012 London Olympics will begin, and Saudi Arabia will be the only…


Call to Protest at the Olympics Opening Ceremony

Share: Call to Protest Saudi Women’s Rights Need Your Help! Stand in protest and turn your backs with us to oppose the Saudi Monarchy’s Gender Apartheid during the opening ceremony of the Olympics! In less…


No Women. No Play by Ani Zonneveld

Share: By Ani Zonneveld Friday marked the official start of the 2012 Summer Olympics where, for the first time in history, women from the Muslim nations of Saudi Arabia, Qatar, and Brunei were allowed to…