Women in Saudi Arabia are finally getting behind the wheel as the decades-old ban that prohibits them from driving finally took effect. This is considered a major step in the country’s fight for equality and women’s rights.
Saudi Arabian women have very little control with their life choices since they need permission from their guardian when it comes to education, travel and medical needs. But now, the king has issued a royal decree to allow women in some circumstances to make decisions by themselves.
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Global heavyweights such as the United Kingdom and the United States of America fared poorly, lagging at 63rd, and 73rd place, respectively. According to The Telegraph, this puts them below countries such as Saudi Arabia, Azerbaijan, Malaysia, and Rwanda.
At just 26 years old, Kate McWilliams is officially the youngest air pilot captain, working for budget airline Easyjet, and gaining this distinction just this year.