Human Rights Commission: KSA Goes Beyond Enacting of Legislations to Correct Some of misconceptions that Prevent Women From Enjoying their Rights

Thursday 1439/6/20 - 2018/03/08
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Riyadh, Jumada II 20, 1439, March 08, 2018, SPA --In a statement issued on the occasion of International Women's Day, the Human Rights Commission said that Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has taken many measures and issued several legislations to address some of the challenges and promote the enjoyment by women of their rights guaranteed by Islamic law and the regulations in the Kingdom and the international instruments which the Kingdom is a party of them.
The Commission pointed out that the Kingdom has gone beyond enacting legislation to correct some misconceptions and misperceptions which would constitute an obstacle to the empowerment of women in addition to the measures taken in the field of human rights awareness and education.
The commission said in a statement that the world celebrates March 8 every year as International Women's Day and this day comes as Saudi women have a high status upon the directives of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, and His Royal Highness the Crown Prince.
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