Saudi women welcome to number of stadiums

Women in Saudi Arabia should from next year in a number of sports stadiums.

According to the authorities, women are welcome to the stadiums in three large cities, where currently only men.

It concerns stadiums in capital Riyadh, Jeddah and Dammam, reports the BBC. The cautious measure is part of the reform plans of Crown Prince Mohammed, who the Principality wants modernize.

Muhammad said in an interview in april that women earn more freedom. It was previously known that women can control a car from next June. And in september they were allowed to the celebration of the Foundation of the Kingdom.

Also in Riyadh earlier this month there was a movie night where both men and women were allowed to be present, the rumors are that it is expected that in the short term, the ban on cinemas is lifted.

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