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Saudi Arabia’s Unjustifiable Constraints on Women’s Rights

by Sarah Afaneh

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The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has long been criticized for using sharia law as a means to lawfully strip women of their fundamental human rights, falsely using religion as a justification for oppression.

Studies refer to Saudi Arabia’s legal system as the strictest interpretations of Islamic law — one that leads to the…

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