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Women get "the vote" in Saudi Arabia

Discussion in 'The Watering Hole' started by BillN, Sep 27, 2011.

  1. BillN

    BillN SC Hall of Famer

    Aug 25, 2010
    S W France
    Bill
  2. HeatherTheVet

    HeatherTheVet SC All-Pro

    Apr 23, 2011
    Scotland
    Heather
    It's one thing to get the vote, it's another to be allowed to use it.

    A step in the right direction though!
     
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  3. BillN

    BillN SC Hall of Famer

    Aug 25, 2010
    S W France
    Bill
  4. Streetshooter

    Streetshooter Administrator Emeritus

    Jul 12, 2010
    Philly, Pa
    Well Bill, as you are well aware.... Women are getting the vote around here also...
     
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  5. BillN

    BillN SC Hall of Famer

    Aug 25, 2010
    S W France
    Bill
    look what the WC has led to!!!!!

    the power of SC
     
  6. krugorg

    krugorg SC All-Pro

    Sep 26, 2011
    Minnesota USA
    Kyle Krug
    As long as they walk to the polls! :biggrin:
     
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  7. kyteflyer

    kyteflyer ~@¿@~

    Jan 31, 2011
    Newcastle, Australia
    Sue
    It will be interesting to see the results, given that they might even get elected to a municipal council, but because other laws have not changed, will have to be chaperoned whilst there. They're not quite up with it. In time, one hopes for their sake, that all of it changes, including getting rid of that ridiculous and marginalising burkah.
     
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  8. Mal

    Mal SC Veteran

    275
    Sep 23, 2010
    Liverpool / UK
    They'll allow them to own property next... (Mal... clicks the post button before his wife see's his post) anyway... I'm the boss in my own house and I've got the wife's permission to tell everyone :redface:
     
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  9. Penny

    Penny SC Veteran

    384
    Aug 26, 2010
    Outside Liverpool Uk
    Unfortunately that country isn't the only one where women are downtrodden! to lower than cows.
     
  10. Luckypenguin

    Luckypenguin SC Hall of Famer

    Dec 24, 2010
    Brisbane, Australia
    Nic
    Pressing the eject button on this thread...now.
     
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  11. BBW

    BBW Administrator Emeritus

    Jul 7, 2010
    betwixt and between
    BB
    I think it's time to invoke the "no politics" caveat.:eek:fftopic: