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...in her country to climb Mount Everest, the world's highest peak, winning widespread acclaim in the local press and putting a face to the idea that Saudi women are gradually expanding their horizons.
"World Report 2013." : Saudi Arabia. N.p., n.d. Web. 11 Jan. 2014.
-In July 2012, the Ministry of Labor issued four decrees regulating women’s work in clothing stores, amusement parks, food preparation, and as cashiers, for which guardian permission was no longer required.
Ahmed, MD Qanta. "A Leap Forward for Saudi Arabia." The Huffington Post. TheHuffingtonPost.com, 02 Aug. 2012. Web. 11 Jan. 2014.
-Saudi Sarah Attar, who will compete in the 800 meter, and her fellow countrywoman, Wodjan Ali Seraj Abdulrahim Shahrkhani, who will represent the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in judo. Their entrance into the Olympic arena represents a triumph for Saudis and non-Saudis alike
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