12 Things Women In Saudi Arabia Cannot Do

Strictly governed by the Islamic law, the majority of Saudi women were forced to wear an abaya a long black cloak and a black head scarf. If they failed to cover their face, they would probably be harassed for exposing too much flesh or wearing too much makeup, though the face does not necessarily need to be covered. The Shoura Council, the king's advisory body, ruled that women should wear "modest" clothes that do not "show off their beauty."

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