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Saudi Arabia: Travel Restrictions Lifted, But Women Still Face Limitations and Discrimination Under Guardianship System
As of 20 August 2019, recent amendments made to the Travel Documents Law have been enforced, permitting women over the age of 21 to travel without a male guardian’s permission. These amendments targeted aspects of the Travel Documents Law related to obtaining a passport and changed the terminology to gender-neutral terms, permitting all citizens over the age of...