Women in Saudi Arabia are often seen in the West as oppressed. But the Nesma embroidery and tailoring center in Jeddah is breaking new ground by offereing Saudi woman a chance to become part of an all-female enterprise.
A Saudi Arabian football stadium will open its doors to women on Friday for the first time in the nation's history. DW finds out what this means to a country that has begun to introduce more liberal values.
Saudi Arabia will soon begin issuing tourist visas and opening up one of the last frontiers of global tourism — a sector touted as the desert kingdom's "white oil".
Women in Saudi Arabia will be allowed to enter sports areas for the first time starting next year, officials have announced. The landmark move is the latest step towards social reforms in the ultra-conservative kingdom.
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