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Yellow Card for Women's Rights

Edmonton Journal Opinion: Yellow card for women’s rights

Share: Emily Pinderski Washington DC – Saudi Arabia is the only country in the world without a national women’s football team, because the Saudi government bans sports for women. There are no physical education classes…



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Saudi Orders Ban on Stadium Access for Women

Share: 19 November 2015 BY Neena Gurung Washington DC- The Saudi government’s General Presidency for Youth Welfare (GPYW) issued an official order banning girls of all ages from entering stadium and gyms, local media reported….


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…


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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…