The populace of 28 million adheres to the strict Wahhabi interpretation of Islamic law, so cultural presentations, for example, must conform to a narrowly defined standard of ethics. Women in Saudi Arabia are very restricted with regards to just about every aspect of their lives, they cannot drive, they cannot travel without permission, they are segregated from men and so on. This is accompanied by a white knitted skull cap, the Tagiyah, over which is worn the Ghutra. Women in restaurants not accompanied by a male relative often are not served, and religious police known as the Mutawwa travel in public watching for violations of social mores.
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COMMENTATORS, mainly non-Saudis, made a hullabaloo when Michelle Obama, America’s first lady, turned up in Saudi Arabia on January 27th in colourful, loose-fitting clothing and no headscarf. The Dress Code in Saudi Arabia is governed by Sharia law and is quite strict. It is unacceptable for Saudi nationals to disregard the dress code and while e The Saudi Arabia government tend to be strict for the Saudi nationals but allow some leeway for expats. Authorities in Saudi Arabia, which has a strict dress code – women must wear a loose black garment called an abaya and headscarf – considered this an act of defiance. Saudis themselves took to.