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Professor Gary R. Bunt

KSA Women

NYT, Saudi Women, Tired of Restraints, Find Ways to Flee

"But the number of young women considering and taking the enormous risk to flee Saudi Arabia appears to have grown in recent years, rights groups say, as women frustrated by social and legal constraints at home turn to social media to help plan, and sometimes document, their efforts to escape." Also see: BBC News, Women's rights in Saudi Arabia: 'I escaped to seek a better life'

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