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History Made: Saudi Women Are Free To Travel Without Permission From Their Male Guardians

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There are so many changes happening in Saudi almost every month that it is hard to keep up. This time, however, the change is too big to be forgotten.

According to the Arab News, King Salman has signed a Royal Decree in which Saudi women will no longer require permission from their male guardian to travel.

The decree also allows women to apply for a passport without consent from their guardians.

For minors, guardian approval will still be required.

Princess Reema Bint Bandar who is the Saudi Ambassador to the US posted a series of tweets confirming the landmark decree

Social media has erupted with joy over the announcement

Time to celebrate

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