King Salman of Saudi Arabia has made a historic decision by passing a decree allowing women to drive. It will take effect from June 2018. Saudi Arabia was the only country in the world to impose a ban on women driving. This decision was hailed by leaders across the globe.U.S.President Donald Trump said that it was a positive step towards promoting rights of women British Prime Minister Theresa May said that it promoted gender equality.
There was a lot of celebration and men and women danced in the streets to drums and electronic music. The announcement came after decades of protests from women activists, many of whom were jailed for flouting the law.Persistence finally paid off.