Saudi Arabian Women Drive Against the Law- Jordan H.

In this article, five women drove a car, which is against the law in Saudi Arabia. The women were kept in their vehicles until their male guardians arrived, and signed pledges to never drive again. One woman who drove said that she believes she accomplished their purpose in the campaign.


SS7CG5 The student will explain the structures of the national governments of Southwest Asia (Middle East).

a. Compare the parliamentary democracy of the State of Israel, the monarchy of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, and the theocracy of the Islamic Republic of Iran, distinguishing the form of leadership and the role of the citizen in terms of voting rights and personal freedoms.

In this article, women drive cars in Saudi Arabia to show that they want more personal freedom. This relates to our standards because in class we learned about what type of government and what freedoms the theocracy of the Islamic Republic of Iran, the State of Israel, and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia have.