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Saudi Arabia: Courageous women at the forefront of change

In Saudi Arabia, women are forbidden from driving and from appearing in public without a male guardian. Madiha al Ajroush has defied that ban.

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The photographer and activist is a veteran of the campaign to lift the ban on women’s driving. She’s often frustrated by the slow pace of change in her country, both in popular attitudes and in laws.