JEDDAH: Saudi women surprised the public by celebrating International Women’s Day in a unique style. Everyone was awestruck as women wearing abayas and track suits jogged on the roads of Jeddah. The jogging was organized by a women rights group from Jeddah.
The participants said that they had decided to take part in this jogging event after looking at the recent activities of the state providing much freedom to the women in the kingdom. They said that they hoped all things would soon change for the women in Saudi Arabia.
The activity was aimed at sending out a message to the women in Saudi Arabia that they were not alone and that all women will fulfill their dreams together.
It is worth mentioning here that the first marathon race of the women was organized recently in Saudi Arabia, attended by over 1500 women.