Saudi women are divided about whether the country's rulers should ease restrictive gender policies, but as Eman Al Nafjan writes in Foreign Policy, there are "hundreds, if not thousands, of Saudi women who are fighting for their rights," whether it be the freedom to become a lawyer, manage a business, or move about without a guardian's permission. For her persistent outspokenness in the face of repression, FP named Nafjan, a Riyadh-based postgraduate student who writes the influential Saudiwoman's Weblog, to its 2011 list of Global Thinkers. But she's not the only woman making waves in Saudi. Here are ten other trailblazing women making their mark in the Kingdom right now.
Above, women walk in a Riyadh City mall a day after Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah granted women the right to vote and to run in municipal elections in September 2011.
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