Rima al-Mukhtari writes in the Arab News about women in Saudi Arabia who don't want to drive. This article is a great summary of all the arguments some women make about why they don't want to drive. It is only in the reader comments that someone brings up the point that, fine, if you don't want to drive no one will force you. But why hold back the many women in Saudi Arabia who do want to drive? As always, the Arab News has great reporters who are out and about covering this multi-faceted story. To read Rima's story, click on the title of this post.
While I do support women driving, I want to share with you, in a graphic way, why many women and families in Saudi Arabia are hesitant about women taking to the roads. It's the young male drivers. The picture below says it all.