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  • Press Release: UK Parliament Event to Discuss IOC Violation of the Olympic Charter by Not Banning Saudi Arabia from Olympics
  • Call to Protest at the Olympics Opening Ceremony
  • Endorsing Gender Apartheid
No Women. No Play by Ani Zonneveld
By Ani Zonneveld Friday marked the official start of the 2012 Summer Olympics where, for the fi...
Saudi Gender Apartheid VS. S. African Racial Apartheid
Saudi Gender Apartheid VS. S. African Racial Apartheid   July 27, 2012   Washington ...
Call to Protest at the Olympics Opening Ceremony
  Call to Protest   Saudi Women's Rights Need Your Help! Stand in protest and tur...
Endorsing Gender Apartheid
By Alixandra Greenman   I never imagined that I would one day sit down and think about how lucky...
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No Women No Play

No Women No Play is an umbrella project of Hadi Al Mutif Program for Human Rights at the Institute for Gulf Affairs. The No Women No Play campaign has been created to allow women in Saudi Arabia to attain full political, social economic and legal rights.

“Women’s participation in sports is a reflection of the position of women in society in general. The entrance of women into these sporting spaces often coincides with women's entrance and active participation in civil society and politics.”

~ Nawal El Moutawakel - First African Muslim female Olympic champion

NY Times:For Saudi Women, Biggest Challenge Is Getting to Play

By KATHERINE ZOEPF
Published: November 17, 2010


After the 18-year-old Saudi equestrian Dalma Malhas won a bronze medal in show jumping at the first Youth Olympic Games in Singapore in August, she was singled out for praise by Jacques Rogge, chairman of the International Olympic Committee, in a news conference at the Games’ conclusion.

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Bar Countries That Ban Women Athletes

Bar Countries That Ban Women Athletes
By ALI Al-AHMED

The procession of the Olympic torch drew protests from Paris to San Francisco over China's treatment of the Tibetan people, but no one has protested another tragedy that is afflicting millions of women in Saudi Arabia, Iran and other Muslim countries. Many Muslim women dare not even dream of the Olympics because their countries ban female sports altogether or severely restrict the athletic activities of the "weaker sex."

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