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A Saudi woman who dared to drive | Manal al-Sharif

Manal al-Sharif truly took her life in her hands when she decided to encourage women to drive in a country where it was more than frowned upon.

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There’s no actual law against women driving in Saudi Arabia. But it’s forbidden. Two years ago, Manal al-Sharif decided to encourage women to drive by doing so — and filming herself for YouTube. Hear her story of what happened next.

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