Saudi women move from behind the wheel to under the hood


By AGENCY
  • Family
  • Tuesday, 14 Jun 2022

Angham working on a car at an auto quick service garage in Jeddah City. Photos: Fayez Nureldine/AFP

An auto repair garage in Saudi Arabia is turning to an untapped source for new car mechanics: Saudi women, who just four years ago weren't even allowed to drive.

At the Petromin Express garage in Jeddah, on the Red Sea coast, new female recruits check oil and change tyres alongside their male counterparts, part of a nationwide push to bring more women into the workforce.

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