Power Behind the Veil: Princesses of the House of Saud

  title={Power Behind the Veil: Princesses of the House of Saud},
  author={Stig Stenslie},
  journal={Journal of Arabian Studies},
  pages={69 - 79}
  • S. Stenslie
  • Published 1 June 2011
  • Economics
  • Journal of Arabian Studies
Saudi Arabia's princesses possess substantial political influence — even though none of them hold important formal positions. Whoever has the king's ear has the potential to have influence, and fewer are closer to a Saudi king than his mother, sister, wife, and daughter. The areas that the female members of the Al Saud actively seek to influence are related to women's education and job opportunities, and women's health and legal rights. Even more important is their role when it comes to keeping… 
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