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3Novices:Pursued by male relatives and forced home, a Saudi woman’s airport plea highlights plight of runaways

A young Saudi woman’s plea for help after she was stopped in an airport in the Philippines en route to Australia where she planned to seek asylum has triggered a firestorm on social media and drawn attention to the plight of female runaways.
For runaway Saudi women, fleeing can be a matter of life and death, and they are almost always doing so to escape male relatives.
Under Saudi Arabia’s conservative interpretation of Islamic law, a male guardianship system bars women from…
April 17, 2017 at 10:04AM http://ift.tt/2pokszi
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