Disenchanted: One Woman's Journey for Independence from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
by Victoria Kilbury
DENIED BASIC RIGHTS: As a child in Saudi Arabia, Nabila knew no other life than that in which she lived, a society where women had no rights. Females could not attend school, pursue careers unless sanctioned by the government, drive cars, or choose their husbands. From birth to marriage, women in Nabila’s culture remained under the control of males: a father, a brother, or a husband.