Saudi women teachers demonstrate

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This CNN video says about itself:

Feb 9, 2013

Protests are breaking out in Saudi Arabia and the crowds are mostly of women. Mohammed Jamjoom talks to Jonathan Mann.

From daily The Morning Star in Britain:

Female teachers mount jobs rally

SAUDI ARABIA: Around 30 women teachers demonstrated outside the kingdom’s Education Ministry today, demanding full-time jobs.

They were calling for full-time contracts and benefits including steady pay and retirement packages.

The Labour Ministry admits there are more than 200,000 unemployed women seeking jobs in the kingdom and around 75 per cent of them are college graduates.

A picture of a conference in Saudi Arabia on ‘women in society’ – attended by men only – has gone viral. As absurd as it sounds, it reminds Louisa Peacock of a typical UK business conference: here.
Associated Press writes about this:

Some say they have been teaching part time in…

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