The Interview

Women's rights in Saudi Arabia: Gearing up for change?

Earlier this week, Saudi Arabia announced that the driving ban for women will finally be lifted next June. But the system of guardianship still holds Saudi women back, for example from getting a passport on their own. So can we expect more progress on women's rights in the kingdom? We put the question to Amal Al Moallimi, from the King Abdulaziz Center for National Dialogue in Riyadh.