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A Saudi woman can be jailed for disobeying her father

A Saudi woman can be jailed for disobeying her father

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The Gulf Kingdom is a conservative country where the 'male guardianship system' is very much active where a male member has the authority to take decision for a woman. A number of women who raised voices against such system had been prosecuted. Even if a father is abusive and the daughter files charges against him, the father can charge the daughter for 'disobeying' and she will be arrested as a result.

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