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Saudi women speak out

Duration:
25 minutes
First broadcast:
Thursday 31 March 2011

For Assignment Sue Lloyd-Roberts reports from Saudi Arabia where custom and religion are keeping women covered up and largely hidden. But behind the scenes Sue finds women pushing for change.

She meets one who's trying to convince the government to give women the right to sell bras in shops.

But there are also women campaigning to preserve the status quo - a world where men know what's best for women.

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