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Old 03-14-2017, 07:33 PM   #1
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Saudi Arabia launches girls' council - without any girls


There were a total of 13 men (not all pictured) on stage to launch the Qassim Girls Council in Saudi ArabiaQassim Girls Council

It was an encouraging initiative for a country not known for giving women a platform in public life.

But when Saudi Arabia wanted to show off its inaugural girls' council in al-Qassim province, they overlooked one thing: the women.

Pictures released to mark the first Qassim Girls Council meeting showed 13 men on stage, and not a single female.

The women were apparently in another room, linked via video.

The male-dominated photos have been circulating widely on social media, after the meeting took place on Saturday.

It has been compared to another viral hit - an image of US President Donald Trump, surrounded by men, signing an abortion policy in January.

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-middle-east-39264349
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Old 03-14-2017, 08:40 PM   #2
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Wow, BBC, compare away. "It has been said...", "It has been compared...", more biased journalism, sending first world MSM down the toilet. You continue to encourage people who don't particularly care for Trump, such as myself, to defend him. I'm not even an American, and even I know Trump said abortion is within the realm of the states.

Saudi Arabia, on the other hand....see nothing defensible there.
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