Manal al-Sharif

Archives By Jess HillFebruary 7, 2012 Manal al-Sharif talks about the day she drove a car in Saudi Arabia (the last place in the world women are forbidden from getting behind the wheel) and the ugly, and inspiring, aftermath. On the top floor of Cairo’s Nile Fairmont hotel, 32-year-old Manal al-Sharif was being mobbed. Female activists from around the Arab world clamoured to shake her hand, swap business cards, and ask her advice…. Read More