Ten positions of leadership in Saudi Arabia’s mosques have been appointed to women. It’s a decision that follows recent attempts by the conservative Kingdom of more than 34 million to better support the advancement of women and girls.
In an official statement released by the The General Presidency for the Affairs of the Two Holy Mosques, the appointments are said to ‘”empower Saudi women with high qualifications and capabilities” and “empower women to assume leadership positions,”. Something that “will reflect on development and the economy.”
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