saudi arabia's justics minister says his department is drafting a law that would allow female lawyers to argue legal cases in court fir the first time.
sheik Mohammed al-issa told reporters sarurday the bill will be issued in the coming days as part of the saudi king's "plan to develop the justics system".
The law would mark a major step for female lawyers in the kigdom. Currently, women law graduates can work in goverment offices and in court offices, but can not argue cases before court.
under the new law, women would be allowed to argue cases on child custody, divorce and other family-related issues.
women in saudi arabia are nearly totally segregated from men in public life.
depend on sharea law why the women doesn't have the right and to be allowed to argue in all kinds of cases in saudi arabia court ?