Tuesday, April 30, 2013

it’s a gas-gas gas

Hey ladies, if second class treatment is your cup of tea, Saudi Arabia is home for you, Darjeeling.

It’s not just the oil there that’s crude:
Women are treated as minors.
You are forbidden to travel.
You may not work without permission from your male guardian.

Saudi Arabia ranks 131st out of 135 in the world in opportunities for women.

World Economic Forum's 2012 Global Gender Gap Report
Woman are segregated by sex.
Women must wear a niqab, too.

Angry yet?
Good. King Khalid is coming to your rescue.

His foundation has sponsored a provocative ad campaign highlighting Saudi domestic violence.

HotLine phone numbers are published on his web page.
Refinement comes slowly.


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