From California, A Saudi Woman Fights Her Country's Strict Male Guardianship Laws

Saudi men and women browse the annual Riyadh International Book Exhibition in 2016.

“I came from a very strict country to a very free country,” says Samah Damanhoori. The 29-year-old cut ties with her family after her father canceled his initial approval for her to study in the U.S.

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Source: NPR