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Manal al-Sharif calls for #Women2Drive

Half the Sky Movement

Two years ago, Manal al-Sharif called on fellow Saudi women to participate in the #Women2Drive campaign and filmed herself driving in Saudi Arabia. She was later arrested, sparking backlash and protests that attracted global attention.

Tomorrow, October 26, Saudi women will take to the drivers’ seats, claiming this basic right held by men and women around the world: the right to drive.

Watch Manal’s TED Talk in which she shares her story:

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