Sand banks

Living and working in Saudi is a challenge if you’re a woman. The Saudi authorities have just awarded a female lawyer the first ever licence to operate in the country, but as our series of investigations have shown, women still face enormous hurdles in the kingdom – and that’s the understatement of the year.

Saudi Arabia grants first woman full lawyer practice rights

Big and tough

Castles in the sand

Arabian gulf

Gay lawyers in the Gulf: Pride denied