Princess Ameerah al-Taweel on Saudi women driving, Islam, women's rights
A Washington Post video interview with Princess Ameerah al-Taweel about her philanthropic activities, Islam, and women's rights in Saudi Arabia. She begins focusing on women's rights at about 8:20 into the tape. Lee Hawkins is the interviewer.
I'm a freelance writer based near Boston. I lived in Saudi Arabia for many years. I studied Arabic in college eons ago and married my college sweetheart, a fellow Arabic student. I'm working on my second novel while writing feature stories about the Middle East. I am also the co-founder and Administrative Director of the Arabic Music Retreat.