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Art as Protest: Ms Saffaa and the Male Guardianship System in Saudi Arabia

Art as Protest: Ms Saffaa and the Male Guardianship System in Saudi Arabia

  October is National Arts & Humanities Month in the United States. As a US-based organization, Americans for Democracy & Human Rights in Bahrain (ADHRB) believes this month serves as a great opportunity to highlight the important role protest art has had in the history of peaceful protest in Arab […]

The Road to Equal Rights in Saudi Arabia

The Road to Equal Rights in Saudi Arabia

The recently-promulgated decree allowing women to drive in Saudi Arabia has been well-received as evidence that the kingdom is modernizing. It was applauded internationally as a win for Saudi women, but women’s rights were not at the forefront of motivations behind the decree. Rather, Saudi Arabia was economically driven, with […]