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Saudi Arabia: Saudi Women Bloggers

Saudi blogger Ahmed Al Omran reports that we will soon be able to hear the voices of young Saudi women through blogs initiated by their teacher. “Mrs. Lobat Asadi who teaches English at Al-Yamamah College in Riyadh has sent me a link to her project website that is used as a part of the course she is giving there…I've never come across anything like this happening here in Saudi Arabia. Mrs. Asadi also provides links (check out the left sidebar) to blogs by her students. She thinks many people will enjoy reading the thoughts of these young Saudi women, and that ‘they are much more intelligent than people give them credit for,'” he notes.

4 comments

  • julie

    I need to know about women in Saudi Arabia and they children in school. Do parents go to speak to this child’s teacher at conference time? I need to know if only the male deals with the issues at they child’s school?

  • Jackie Smith

    Yes, I’d like to join the conversation… Ever since reading a number of books about Saudi women, I’ve been interested in the truth of the lives lived in the Kingdom. Include me, please… Thanks! Jackie

  • a/rahman

    Your comment is awaiting moderation. 3
    I am really concerned about the new statistical reports that approximately 1.5 million women have difficult to meet their soul mate due restrictions at home. Why these muslim sisters become a victim of those unislamic laws that serves nothing other than oppression, though they live the holy places in Islam?

    Muslim brother who live in U.S.A (arab origin), who could be a potential partner.

  • a/rahman

    I am really concerned the reports that indicate approximately 1.5 million Saudi Girls were not able to marry due to man made restriction laws that have nothing to do with Islam. Why these muslim sisters have to suffer socailly up to that extent while they live the most sacred holy places in Islam?

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