14.11.2012 - Saudi Arabia struggles to employ its most-educated women
Unemployment among Saudi women who want to work is 34 percent almost five times as great as the 7 percent unemployment rate for men, according to government figures. Those unemployed women are disproportionately college-educated. Of Saudis receiving unemployment benefits, 86 percent are women, and 40 percent of those women have college degrees. In a country where more than two-thirds of the population is younger than 30, thousands more college-educated women each year try to enter the workforce, and many of them are striking out...............................................Full Article: Source
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