I never dreamed that my life would someday lead me from hearing about Saudi Arabia on the nightly news to actually living there.Even when my tall, dark, and handsome Saudi walked into the bar where we met, even when this friend of a friend became my lover, then my husband, and the father of my child, I never imagined that his , just outside my heavily curtained window.
I knew I’d need to have my husband’s permission to travel outside of the country.
So I’m here to tell you what it’s like to be a woman in Saudi Arabia, at least from a Westerner’s point of view.
Restrictions on women In Saudi Arabia, women face several restrictions based entirely on gender.
For the longest time, women’s issues in Saudi Arabia were something I was aware of, but never concerned with, until they began to affect me.
Isn’t that the way all causes for change around the world work?