Challenging Saudi male guardianship
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100 Women: The Saudi women challenging male guardianship

12 January 2017 Last updated at 23:50 GMT

Women in Saudi Arabia are using new methods to press the government to end the male guardianship system and allow them to make key decisions for themselves. Hanan Razek spoke to women in Jeddah about how the restrictions affected their lives.

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