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The Society is following with interest the progress of the Kingdom with accelerated steps in the field of human rights and economic development led by King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, may God protect him and the Crown Prince, Prince Muhammad bin Salman, may God protect him, which emphasizes their attention to the human rights in general and the women’s rights in particular. For more illustration, in the past period, many decisions have been issued affirming the importance of empowering women from their rights, whether in the area of ​​personal status or the field of empowerment of the right to work and to assume leadership positions and drive a car.

The celebration of the International Human Rights Day comes to remind us of the importance of proper application of the regulations and the keenness to implement them in accordance with the legal requirement of their content due to the protection of human rights in our country and the enhancement of their role in a sense of social security and empowerment of rights in the educational, health, living, justice and other various fields.

Therefore, the importance of assessing the reality of human rights periodically is necessary, working to enhance the positives, identifying ways to ensure their continuity and development, revealing deficiencies, if any, and working to address and avoid them.

Dr. Mufleh Rabiaen Al-Qahtani

Chairman of the National Society for Human Rights