For women elsewhere staging a protest would usually be on foot. In KSA it's on wheels. This is not down to laziness or a pampered way of living. This is not the chauffeur or husband at the steering wheel or vanguard of the protest-- but a woman. In Saudi Arabia, where driving for the fairer sex is strictly prohibited.
"Najla Hariri is taking to the roads in Jeddah. After driving in Egypt, Lebanon and Europe she found it too ridiculous not to be able to go anywhere with two cars but her husband and eldest son away. Although she does not want to be at the vanguard of change she feels she has no choice. She has the full support of her husband."
Yes, you can just get on with your laundry and ironing now that the moment your life was going to come to a huge groaning halt has passed uneventfully.
"It’s already May 22nd in some parts of the world, meaning the day the world should have ended has passed with nothing happening."