James M. Dorsey

James M. Dorsey

Wednesday, 08 February 2012 12:23

Saudi Arabia builds stadium to accommodate women

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Saudi Arabia is building its first stadium especially designed to allow women who are currently barred from attending soccer matches because of the kingdom’s strict public gender segregation to watch games.

 

The stadium in the Red Sea port city of Jeddah is scheduled to be completed in 2014 and will have private cabins and balconies to accommodate female spectators, according to Al Sharq, a state-owned newspaper.......... Download the full article in pdf attachment (below)