Besides, Saudi Arabia is the only country that regulates the women from driving and all other countries permit it while women gathered together on internet to find out an efficient solution for this issue, some officials are warning them of they might harm their ovaries which will affect their children negatively in the future (Brown, 2013). Besides, many women are striving to drive a car because whether they have a work or dangerous situation, they could easily get suspended and go to jail for a few days as a result of breaking the laws (McVeigh, 2012). Women should not be prohibited from driving cars because they should be treated equally as men. In order to release the ban regulation women have to reach their voices to the high authority’s people, the government has to establish women-only buses, the government the government has to give women who have children a permission to drive and women have to write a petition to the King to overturn the ban regulation. Background information about women regulation: All women in Saudi Arabia must have a herdsman in order to continuing their regular live.
More than that, they were restricted to limited job opportunities. The laws also prohibit a woman from driving a car regardless of her age or whatever situation she may face. She must be driven by a man. This system worked well in the early days of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia when it became a nation in 1932, but it causes major difficulties and constraints in today's world. For example, a woman having her identification card connected to her husband's makes it hard for her in cases of traveling or performing businesses.
Narrowing in on the fact that Muslim women are radical people and are on the same level as men. Adding a comparison of how the rights western women were fighting for in the 1970’s have been the rights that Muslim women have already had for thousands of years, is Yvonne Ridley’s attempt to concentrate in on what is actually important here. Her reasoning behind that comparison was to basically prove to the westerners that they should be worrying about their own race and to stop creating false standards of Muslims. Another comparison was included, pointing out how most women like to wear the headpiece because it gives a
The constitution in Saudi Arabia is taken from Quran and Sunnah. Every law they make is based on what Quran says. When you come the subject of driving of women and look it up in Quran, you wouldn't find anything that says it is forbidden. Therefore, the Saudi government cannot ban women any longer because it is not based on Quran, therefore "The constitution". In summary, Saudi Arabia is a conservative country and the debate about should women drive has shown us that people are at the edge of changing.
Nevertheless, my central focus today is to address the arrant state of women’s rights in Saudi Arabia. Saudi Arabia has a nominally Islamic population and observes an ascetic interpretation of Sharia (a moral code of a religion such as Islam) that has a fastidious set of precepts that the religious police severely impose. Women in Saudi Arabia have merely a smattering of rights compared to their male counterparts and have surfeit of laws that seek to constrain them. Women are deferential to their man because of this. Whether or not a woman is querulous and incompetent or emphatic and independent, in Saudi Arabia they are identically condemned to servility (to men).
Swim, Mallett and Stangor (20... ... middle of paper ... ...a driving license, while the law in Saudi Arabia ban women from driving, which leaves men with advantages to get better jobs. Laws should allow woman to drive and move freely alone without men supervision. The government should Provide women courses to help them know the regulation in work sector. Activate women participation of in the development of work standards, policies and regulations, in order to promote a sense of professional independence. In conclusion, sexism in the Saudi Arabia society hinders women to occupy jobs.
They could no longer choose their husbands and had no inheritance rights. While women were faced with this dilemma, males were allowed to have the power to divorce and could have unlimited amount of wives. Many Westerners found it hard to understand that men of a Islamic culture were the providers, protectors, and were head of their households, because the idea of a dominate male culture no longer was a norm in western civilizations. However, Muslim women weren’t denied equal rights; they understand that men were in charge, just as cited in the Quran. The idea of men protecting their women wasn’t about power, but about the responsibilities placed by the natural order.
Women are judged by what they wear and what they do. Islam and Muslim have gotten the right to comply with her beliefs but she will not be accepted if she is not the traditional woman. Media captures the stereotypical views of Islam/ Muslim women, they do have the right to go against the traditional woman's role, but the reality is that history counters the fact that Islam and Muslims are civilized therefore women has not reached a high status in their society. In “The Media and Its Representation of Islam and Muslim Women” by Sairra Patel argues that the media always stereotypes women in Islam/Muslim are being oppressed by men. Media has taken a large portion as the reason why Islam and Muslims are characterized as men superior to women, “In television, films, books, newspapers and magazines Islam is presented as being a backward and barbaric religion”, media had affected them unjustly since what is being said in the media is not accurate.
On October 26, 2013, there was a protest against the ban, involving dozens of Saudi Arabian women who went out driving. They were anticipating that the government would negotiate the possibility of letting them drive due to the convincing amount of protestors against that rule. Following this event, there were 16,600 signatures on an online petition calling for a change in Saudi Arabia but no acti... ... middle of paper ... ...on. So why can’t the Saudi Arabian community look at things from a broader perspective for once? Yes, it may be the first step on the road towards the slow social and economic liberation of women, but I would argue that this could only be a good thing both for women and Saudi Arabia, Indeed, the small step of allowing women to sit behind the wheel may help drive Saudi Arabia to a much improved future, for any country’s greatest resource is it’s people.
Koran did introduce very significant changes as to treatment of women. Certain women did play powerful roles in societies. However, whatever the earlier realities for women in terms of marriage, divorce, and inheritance of property, it is clear that Islamic men believe that they are above woman. However, they are supposed to support them and make sure that they have everything that they need to help raise their children and praise the god. In Islam, marriage is not a sacrament, as it is in other religions.