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Saudi Women are Over the Moon as They Learn to Drive Cars

World | Reuters | June 25, 2018, 5:47 pm
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 A Saudi woman gets clicked while taking a driving training at a university in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. Last year Saudi Arabia promised to lift a longstanding ban on female drivers as part of a series of widespread reforms designed to ease gender segregation in the country. (Image: Reuters)

A Saudi woman gets clicked while taking a driving training at a university in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. Last year Saudi Arabia promised to lift a longstanding ban on female drivers as part of a series of widespread reforms designed to ease gender segregation in the country. (Image: Reuters)

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 A Saudi woman leaves a car post a driving training session at a university in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. (Image: Reuters)

A Saudi woman leaves a car post a driving training session at a university in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. (Image: Reuters)

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 Women show their driving certificates after attending a driving training at a university in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. (Image: Reuters)

Women show their driving certificates after attending a driving training at a university in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. (Image: Reuters)

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 A Saudi woman gestures as she sits in a car during a driving training at a university in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. (Image: Reuters)

A Saudi woman gestures as she sits in a car during a driving training at a university in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. (Image: Reuters)

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 A joyous Saudi woman sits in a car during a driving training at a university in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. (Image: Reuters)

A joyous Saudi woman sits in a car during a driving training at a university in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. (Image: Reuters)

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 A Saudi woman arrives for a driving training session at a university in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. (Image: Reuters)

A Saudi woman arrives for a driving training session at a university in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. (Image: Reuters)

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 A Saudi woman gestures as she sits in a car during a driving training at a university in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. (Image: Reuters)

A Saudi woman gestures as she sits in a car during a driving training at a university in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. (Image: Reuters)

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 A Saudi woman sits in a car during a driving training at a university in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. (Image: Reuters)

A Saudi woman sits in a car during a driving training at a university in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. (Image: Reuters)