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Women in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia will no longer need the permission of a male guardian to travel, according to new travel documents law announced on 2 August 2019.

A press release by The Embassy of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia's official website and a tweet by Reema Bandar Al-Saud confirms the claim.

A press release by The Embassy of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia's official website and a tweet by Reema Bandar Al-Saud confirms the claim.The news section of The Embassy of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia's website on 2 August 2019, affirms that the new travel documents law allows women in Saudi Arabia to apply for passport independently in the same manner that men apply. Hence, there is an end to the restriction placed on women to travel and are permitted to travel abroad without the permission of a male guardian. Reema Bandar Al-Saud, the Embassy of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia's Ambassador to the United States of America also claims in a tweet that the Government has made changes in the law to enhance women's rights.

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