In a step forward for women's rights in the kingdom, Saudi Arabia is building its first women's university
"Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz laid the foundation for the Princess Noura bint Abdulrahman University, the kingdom’s first women-only university on Wednesday.
"The SR15 billion university, to be built on the eastern suburbs of Riyadh, will have a capacity to enroll about 40,000 students. It will offer courses in subjects that women find difficulty studying at universities where strict gender segregation is enforced."
Labels: Saudi Arabia, Women's Rights