11 Bans For Women Of Saudi Arabia In Which It Is Difficult To Believe

Published by king-ermac @ June 29th at 3:18pm

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11 Bans For Women Of Saudi Arabia In Which It Is Difficult To Believe

From the choice of the husband prior to trips in public transport — in this country for women under a ban practically all. According to the World Economic Forum, Saudi Arabia on gender equality takes the 129th place among 134 countries. How actually is to a fine half of mankind in the country of the Arab world where the rights of women are limited especially rigidly? What from stereotypes habitual to us the myth, and that — the truth?

AdMe.ru will tell about the most unexpected bans which local residents face every day. Read up up to the end to learn how punish those who refuse to live by strict rules and risk to violate them.

 

11 bans for women of Saudi Arabia in which it is difficult to believe

 

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Women in Saudi Arabia have no right to move independently without lawful spouse or the male relative. Such attendant is called to makhra. Without his permission the girl can't go abroad, get a job, marry, enter the university and even to perform operation.

In case of appeal to the court or police the male trustee is necessary for confirmation of the personality as the woman can't take off a hijab. In such conditions to complain of a makhram it is impossible even if he exceeds authority. However, local girls not only don't revolt, but also actively protect the right to be under the care of the man.

 

11 bans for women of Saudi Arabia in which it is difficult to believe

 

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And this point very soon will become the myth. In recent years in Gulf States a number of laws on liberalization of the rights of women has been adopted. In September, 2017 the king of Saudi Arabia has issued the decree allowing female residents of the country to drive a car. Permission will come into force in June, 2018. However, to take the wheel, motorists will need to get permission from the trustee. So far driving of the car, alas, beyond the law.

 

11 bans for women of Saudi Arabia in which it is difficult to believe

 

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It would seem, it is impossible to use the car, go public transport. But also here everything isn't so simple. In the train it is possible to move, but only in the separate car located at the end of structure. And most the bus companies refuse to women service at all.

In this regard female residents of Saudi Arabia should move on foot, to the taxi or with the personal driver.

 

11 bans for women of Saudi Arabia in which it is difficult to believe

 

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On the street of the female resident of Saudi Arabia completely cover a body, leaving opened only a face form, brushes and feet. Black абайя (a long dress with sleeves) and a hijab (headdress) — that's all a variety which the woman is able to afford. The clothes have to be from dense fabric, free, opaque and not emphasize bends. Rules can be more or less strict — depending on the region. For example, the port city of Jeddah more liberal, and the district Nejd where the dynasty of Saudis lives — very strict and conservative. In some areas the niqab — the headdress as a veil leaving opened only eyes is still obligatory.

Muhammad ibn Salman Al Saod, the crown prince of Saudi Arabia, has said that women have the right to refuse so strict dresscode. Whether they will listen to such recommendation — a big question. In the country public opinion and breeding laws have big weight. So, the victim of rape can be found guilty if her clothes were insufficiently modest.

 

11 bans for women of Saudi Arabia in which it is difficult to believe

 

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It is possible to study girls, but restrictions are enough too. Strangely enough, percent of the women in Saudi Arabia having the higher education, above than among male population. At the same time the quality of teaching in women's higher education institutions leaves much to be desired.

If the trustee of the girl permits, she can get an education outside the country, however with award of a grant it will be more difficult: preference is given to men. Most of women have pedagogical or natural-science education. But after training don't work.

 

11 bans for women of Saudi Arabia in which it is difficult to believe

 

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Despite numerous reforms and removal of the bans, the share of women in labor market makes only 17%. It means that remain destiny of most of female residents of Saudi Arabia the house and children.

Sharia doesn't forbid to work to women if at the same time they don't neglect family duties. For receiving work permission of the male trustee is obligatory. The choice of professions at women is small here: they can be doctors, nurses, tutors — to avoid communication with unfamiliar men. Female politicians and lawyers become rare exceptions. It is much more difficult to build career to female residents of Saudi Arabia, than men: they receive more low wage and are deprived of privileges like medical insurance. To hire the woman, the employer should spend for arrangement of separate offices, toilets, recreation areas and even entrances.

 

11 bans for women of Saudi Arabia in which it is difficult to believe

 

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The family relations in Saudi Arabia — one of the hottest topics for discussions and the international discussions. The matter is that girls marry very much here early — often even before puberty. In this regard they should give up training. Besides early pregnancy and childbirth affect the health and can even lead to death. The rights for the child are more senior than 7 years belong only to the father.

The minimum age of consent is absent. Formally compulsory marriages are forbidden, but at the same time the contract between the groom and the father of the girl is obligatory.

 

11 bans for women of Saudi Arabia in which it is difficult to believe

 

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It is impossible to receive guests too. More precisely, it is possible to communicate with girlfriends, but it is strict in "the" half of the house called by hary. Here the dresscode can be not observed. Guests are received in the men where, certainly, the entrance is strictly forbidden ladies. If the wife needs to tell something to the husband, she can contact him by internal phone.

The majority of houses in Saudi Arabia are equipped with two separate entrances — for men and for women.

 

11 bans for women of Saudi Arabia in which it is difficult to believe

 

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Sexual segregation — one of the fundamental principles of life of women in Saudi Arabia helping to avoid contact with unfamiliar men. He assumes division of society into female and men's zones — not only at home, but also in public places: on beaches, in transport, at restaurants. Especially strictly this rule is followed in institutions of food: there are spaces for family people, for bachelors and for unmarried girls.

The large western companies, such as Pizza Hut, McDonald’s, Starbucks, without wishing to lose clients, also refuse the general halls for what they become objects of criticism of liberally adjusted citizens. In the country there are also places where the sexual segregation strictly isn't observed: hospitals, banks and medical institutions.

 

11 bans for women of Saudi Arabia in which it is difficult to believe

 

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Testimonies of the female resident of Saudi Arabia in court have twice smaller value: for submission of the claim it is required to it the whole 6 male witnesses. The sentence can refer to breeding customs, but not to laws.

The child has no right to citizenship of Saudi Arabia if his father — the foreigner. According to the writing of the Koran, at inheritance the man receives twice more, than the woman. In rural areas, as a rule, women from the list of successors are excluded.

 

11 bans for women of Saudi Arabia in which it is difficult to believe

 

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Female residents of Saudi Arabia have for the first time acquired the right to represent the country at the Olympic Games only in 2012. The decision was made under pressure of the International Olympic Committee. It was the only country in the world forbidding to women to participate in competitions.

However to construct sports career in the country it is difficult: this occupation isn't encouraged with society and the state. Women don't get vocational education and have limited access to apparatuses.

 

11 bans for women of Saudi Arabia in which it is difficult to believe

 

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For violation of laws and traditions of Saudi Arabia the woman is threatened by punishment, and not always fair. The religious police can punish the female resident of the country for communication with the unfamiliar man or insufficiently dense fabric of clothes. One of the most lenient punishments — blows by a lash.

Also cases of extremely rough physical violence over the women who even aren't residents of the country are frequent. Release from prison is possible only after the application of the trustee. He can demand to toughen punishment — and then the violator will be concluded for many years.

But, while the world community criticizes and is distressed, women of Saudi Arabia lead the habitual life, and many of them don't want to change her. Perhaps, matter in centuries-old traditions, difference of mentalities or religion. And how you think?

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