A Health Crisis For Women in Saudi Arabia

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Sarah Aziza, a contributor for Harper’s Magazine, discusses her latest piece for the magazine called, “Body Politic.” She met with Saudi Arabian Princess Reema bint Bandar Al Saud, head of a newly created women’s department in the country’s sports ministry, who is working to address Saudi Arabia’s gendered health crisis. Due to legal and cultural restrictions that have been placed on women’s movement, obesity and heart disease rates for women have dramatically increased.

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