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  • Though they still can’t drive, Saudi women running in local elections

    2 weeks ago

    This article first appeared on The Media Line.

    For the first time in Saudi Arabia’s history, more than 1000 women will compete in municipal elections next month. It is the first time that women will run for election in the desert kingdom, and activists hope it signifies a change...

  • The Famous Question: Can We or Can’t We Have It All?

    By Maya Paley

    August 7, 2012 | 8:49 pm

    I have received several emails and comments on this topic since I started this blog a few weeks ago. They all say the same thing: “Maya, I understand what you’re saying and I respect it, but I can’t call myself a feminist.” A few people sent me the infamous article in The...

  • Women in sports: Not an Olympic-size victory

    By Maya Paley

    July 31, 2012 | 12:30 pm

    With the Olympics upon us and the message above going viral on Facebook, I figured it was high time I addressed the topic of women in sports. The Guardian posted an article a couple of weeks ago about how Saudi Arabia had finally agreed to allow women to compete at the Olympic games...