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Setback for Women in Saudi Arabia as Proposal for Women’s Sports Education Colleges Fails in Shoura

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The Shoura Council failed to pass a proposal to establish sports education colleges for women this week. The proposal won the support of 73 members, but was opposed by 57. The minimum vote count to pass the proposal was 76.

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Despite Major Investments in Uber, Careem, Saudi Arabia Bans Ride-Sharing Apps from Airport Pickups

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In a setback for women especially, who make up 80% of ride-sharing app's customers in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the government has announced that it has banned Uber and Careem from making airport pickups and will instead force customers to use cabs, according to a report.

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