Through advances in education and access to work, Saudi women are breaking through barriers; they are becoming doctors, social workers, and business owners. Major steps forward have been made, but the struggle for basic human rights continues. Sadly, despite changes in the law, many women are still subjected to horrific oppression, violence, and psychological and physical abuse.
This fourth book in the internationally acclaimed Princess series reveals the intimate struggles of Saudi women inside one of the richest, most conservative kingdoms in the world. These are stories of triumph and heartbreak amongst the highest- and lowest-born. Princess Sultana speaks frankly about her strong-willed daughters, her beloved husband, and the contentious Al-Sa'ud family whose daily battles about what it means to be a woman in Saudi Arabia mirror those of the society at large.