Sept 18, 07. A
group of women in Saudi Arabia is for the first time to lobby the kingdom's
government for the right to drive cars.
Members of the
Committee of Demanders of Women's Right to Drive Cars plan to deliver a petition
to King Abdullah by Sunday, Saudi Arabia's National Day.
say the demand is likely to be rejected, as conservatives argue if women are
allowed to drive, they will be able to mix freely with men.
The issue of
women driving has recently become the subject of public debate.