The women of Saudi Arabia are at par with the women power of other developed countries of the world. Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman gave women the freedom to drive four years ago. Now the women of this country will soon be seen running the bullet train. These women are also getting employment opportunities. There were 30 people pilot vacancies in the country. 28 thousand women sent applications for them.
Spanish railway operator, Renfe said that some of these candidates have been selected on the basis of education. By the end of March, the selection of 30 women will be finalised. After this they will be given one year training. Then she will be able to run bullet trains between the cities of Mecca and Medina. Renfe pointed out that Saudi Arabia currently employs 80 men to run the trains. The recruitment process of 50 other men is on.
Woman driving in Saudi Arabia. It was approved 4 years ago.
Driving license obtained in 2018
Sharia law is applicable in Saudi Arabia. There are still many restrictions on women here, but after 2017 many restrictions have been removed. In 2018, he got a driving license i.e. he got permission to drive. Now after four years she will run the train.
Women participating in the competition.
For the first time in the camel competition, women have participated for the first time
in the camel beauty contest ‘Ships of the Desert’ in Saudi Arabia. In this competition held in the capital Riyadh, there was a prize of crores of rupees for the winners. About 40 women took part in it.
Gradually gaining independence
, Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman came to power in 2017. Since their arrival, women are gradually being given freedom. Prince’s campaign to diversify the economy continues. The number of women employed has nearly doubled in the last five years.
According to the Brookings Institution report, women in Saudi Arabia accounted for 20% in 2018. At the same time, by the end of the year 2020, this number increased to 33%.