This story from Smithsonian Magazine on the Saudi …

This story from Smithsonian Magazine on the Saudi baby boomers says that Al Waleed Bin Talal’s company, Kingdom Holdings, has the only known Saudi workplace that allows Muslim women to choose whether to wear the hijab or Western dress. This reminds me of a recent post by a Saudi female blogger, who went to a job interview, where she was asked to take off her abaya and scarf. She was amazed, they told her: Sorry but as you can see that this is our work environment, so do you want to go through with the interview or not? She, of course, left the place.

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