The First All Women Ambulance Has Begun Operations In Saudi Arabia

Women Ambulance Saudi Arabia
by Yogita Chainani

Saudi Arabia is quite conservative when it comes to the rights of women. Women got the rights to drive around in Saudi Arabia in June 2019. And since, women are trying to break stereotypes and how. They are proving with the time that women, too can work and make their place in every industry possible. And they just broke one more barrier by launching the first-ever all-women ambulance service in the Kingdom. Yep, read on to know more.

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The Ambulance Service Run By Saudi Women Will Offer Services Round The Clock 

The ambulance service in Saudi Arabia is running by the Sulaiman Al Habib Medical Center and consists of an all-women emergency female medical team. Furthermore, the services will be used to transport patients- especially women wanting extra privacy, through ambulances around the clock. Well, kudos to the women of Saudi for taking one-of-its-kind initiative.

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Saudi Arabia To Get More Driving Schools For Women By Early Next Year In Various Parts Of The Country 

Besides this, Saudi Arabia’s local media has also reported that by early next year, more driving schools for women will open in various parts of the country. Female applicants will be encouraged and allowed to use driving schools for men, following a set time table. There will be a specific time for women at schools under the supervision of female instructors.

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Also, a report from the General Authority for Statistics showed that 174,624 driving licences were issued to women between June 2018 and January 2020. Saudi women account for 85 per cent of female driving licence holders in the Kingdom. That’s certainly huge. We hope that with time, women in Saudi rise high and break more barriers in the coming future.