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Oil-wealthy Saudi Arabia is known internationally about keeping its female population "under the veil," both literally and metaphorically. The nation remains the only country in the world that refuses drivers licenses for women.
Now --Saudi Arabia's Cabinet has passed landmark legislation which recognizes all forms of abuse, including domestic violence, as offenses deserving investigation, prosecution and punishment by law enforcement agencies.
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