Lesson Plan June 19, 2017

Women Learning and Practicing Law in Saudi Arabia

  1. What cultural, political, and religious factors led to Saudi women being barred from practicing law in the past?
  2. Why are women lawyers allowed to practice law now?
  3. What challenges do they face?
  4. According to the article, what are the different reasons that Saudi women are studying law?
  5. What gender inequalities still exist in Saudi Arabia? How do women lawyers there think those can be addressed?
  6. Does any part of Saudi culture or laws remind you of American culture or laws? What are the similarities and differences?


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