Swedish foreign minister denounces subjugation of women in Saudi Arabia and experiences severe backlash from the Muslim world jeopardising Swedish trade.

Women in Saudi Arabia are unable to travel, conduct business or marry without permission from a male guardian, and girls are still being forced into child marriages.

Margot Wallstrom’s principled stand deserves wide support from Western nations, but none has been forthcoming.



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