"saudi Arabia defends an app developed at the state initiative that allows saudi men to control how women as they are the legal guardian of travel."
"the App Absher has been criticised by human rights organisations and politicians in several countries, in practice, it is easier for men to limit saudi women's freedom of movement. Through the app, they can manage their travel authorization and get the text message if and when their passports are used."
"Apple and Google have been criticised for providing the app free of charge in their respective appbutiker."
"saudi Arabia considers, on the contrary, the app facilitates"
"In saudi Arabia all women under a male relative's guardianship, and they must have his permission to renew the travel documents or leave the country."
"The saudi authorities are dismissing the criticism as a"