Restrictions on women in Saudi Arabia
The reports suggest that the Saudi government are using
GPS tracking devices to allow husbands to keep track of
their wives whereabouts.
There are several limitations on what a woman can do
in the conservative Muslim country:
1. All females must have a male guardian. Women may need
their guardian's permission for marriage and divorce, travel,
education, employment and opening a bank account.
2. Among men they are not related to, women must cover their
hair and most of their body. Accordingly, women in most of
the country must wear the hijab (head covering), and full
black cloak called an abaya.
3. Women must limit their interaction with men they are
not related to. Most offices, banks, and universities have
separate entrances for men and women.
Public transportation, parks, beaches and amusement parks are