Saudi Women Allowed To Vote Without Male Permission, Can't Do Much Else [Saudi Arabia]
Taken from here.
Today Saudi Arabia announced that in its next election women will be allowed to run of office and vote without the approval of a male guardian. It's really quite generous, though for some reason, women aren't partying in the streets. Probably because they still need a man's permission to drive, travel, work, study abroad, marry, divorce, or be admitted to a public hospital — you know, stuff that actually makes a difference in their lives. More »