Posts Tagged ‘World Economic Forum’

  • The Surprising Glass Ceiling in Sweden and France

    Gender Issues: A Saudi Subway

    Aug 26, 13 • 582 Views • No Comments

    Monthly, a Saudi college student spends $535 (2,000 riyals) for a minibus that drives her to and from school. Without the minibus, she would need a taxi or a male driver because religious law prohibits her from driving her own car.  When she graduates,...  [read more]

  • The Surprising Glass Ceiling in Sweden and France

    A Female Friendly (Industrial) City?

    Aug 16, 12 • 351 Views • No Comments

    Sometimes it is tough to make your economy more productive. In Saudi Arabia, just one woman at the office means you have to have a thick barrier separating her from everyone else. She needs her own entrance, her own bathroom, and a security guard to be sure...  [read more]