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Saudi activists demand end to men’s ‘absolute authority’ over women

By Agence France-Presse
Sunday, March 2, 2014 14:47 EDT
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Saudi women activists demand end to ‘absolute’ male control (via AFP)

Saudi women activists have petitioned the country’s consultative council to back a demand to curb the “absolute authority” of male guardians over women in the ultra-conservative Sunni Muslim kingdom, a signatory said. Saudi Arabia imposes a strict interpretation…



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