Manal al-Sharif

A Saudi woman who dared to drive

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There's no actual law against women driving in Saudi Arabia. But it's forbidden. Two years ago, Manal al-Sharif decided to encourage women to drive by doing so — and filming herself for YouTube. Hear her story of what happened next.

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Manal al-Sharif · Women’s rights activist

Manal al-Sharif advocates for women’s right to drive, male guardianship annulment, and family protection in Saudi Arabia.

Manal al-Sharif advocates for women’s right to drive, male guardianship annulment, and family protection in Saudi Arabia.