Saudi Arabia Amends Its Citizenship Law

Article 8 of Saudi Arabia’s citizenship law, in theory, makes it easier for Saudi women married to foreigners to transmit citizenship to their children, but implementation will be key in assessing impact of the measure on broader gender reform efforts.

Saudi Arabia Amends Its Citizenship Law
A Saudi family carrying children's toys, in the Bolivar City, to celebrate the New Year, in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, December 31, 2021. (REUTERS/Ahmed Yosri)

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