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Middle East Saudi women finally get right to vote, so why aren't more registering?

Press reports say only 70 Saudi women are standing in municipal elections in December, and as few as one in twenty have registered to vote. Activists say a driving ban is among the hurdles facing women.

Hassan Ammar/AP/File

For the first time in its history, Saudi Arabia is allowing women to vote and run for office, a dramatic step forward in the male-dominated conservative society.

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