Saudi embrace of ride-hailing apps drives change

ReutersNewsPublished: January 9, 20172 views
Published: January 9, 2017

Saudi Arabia's plan to bring a further 1.3 million women into the workforce by 2030 has been given a lift from ride-hailing apps Uber and Dubai-based rival Careem. As Sonia Legg reports, the cars offer women, who are banned from driving, an alternative to being driven to work by male relatives or by the existing, unreliable taxi system.

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