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Editorial: Guardianship secrecy in NM is ripe for reformPlaintiff in guardianship case wants the judge to step asideTrump lavishes praise on Saudis, but silent on human rightsTrump embraces Saudi royals, sets aside human rightsTrump lavishes praise on Saudis, but silent on human rightsLike past first ladies, Melania Trump skips headscarf in Saudi ArabiaIn Saudi Arabia, Melania Trump opts to keep her head bareLocal state legislators share their successesIn Saudi Arabia, Melania Trump opts to keep her head bareLike past first ladies, Melania Trump skips headscarf in Saudi ArabiaMelania Trump Skips Headscarf as She Arrives in Saudi ArabiaUS First Lady Ignores Trump Criticism and Shuns HeadscarfYoung or old, Saudi women live under male relatives' controlHere is the latest news from The Associated Press at 7:40 am EDTYoung or old, Saudi women live under male relatives' control

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New Nevada guardianship laws aim to increase accountability for ...
KTNV Las VegasApril 26, 2017

LAS VEGAS (NV) - A Contact 13 investigation has led to long-overdue changes in state law. Abuse and exploitation have run rampant in our adult guardianship ...more »

Trump embraces Saudi royals, sets aside human rights
The Detroit NewsMay 22, 2017

Guardianship laws also require a male relative's consent before a woman can obtain a passport, travel or marry. Saudi Arabia also routinely carries out executions by beheading, including some in public. Ivanka Trump, the president's daughter and senior ...more »

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Editorial: Guardianship secrecy in NM is ripe for reform
Albuquerque JournalMay 23, 2017

... to difficulty getting information, they have been threatened with fines and penalties for revealing matters they learned in their own cases. In theory, only a docket sheet in a guardianship case is considered a public record. But many clerks don't ...more »

Plaintiff in guardianship case wants the judge to step aside
Albuquerque JournalMay 22, 2017

The daughter of a deceased Albuquerque author suing a commercial guardian and conservator firm is questioning the impartiality of the judge in the case, citing in part his appearance in April with representatives of the guardianship industry at an ...more »

Trump lavishes praise on Saudis, but silent on human rights
Lake Placid NewsMay 22, 2017

Women are banned from driving, although rights advocates have campaigned to lift that ban. Guardianship laws also require a male relative's consent before a woman can obtain a passport, travel or marry. Often that relative is a father or husband, but ...more »

Trump embraces Saudi royals, sets aside human rights
The Detroit NewsMay 22, 2017

Guardianship laws also require a male relative's consent before a woman can obtain a passport, travel or marry. Saudi Arabia also routinely carries out executions by beheading, including some in public. Ivanka Trump, the president's daughter and senior ...more »

Trump lavishes praise on Saudis, but silent on human rights
Albuquerque JournalMay 21, 2017

Women are banned from driving, although rights advocates have campaigned to lift that ban. Guardianship laws also require a male relative's consent before a woman can obtain a passport, travel or marry. Often that relative is a father or husband, but ...more »

Like past first ladies, Melania Trump skips headscarf in Saudi Arabia
WSAWMay 21, 2017

Women are banned from driving, although rights advocates have campaigned to lift that ban. Guardianship laws also require a male relative's consent before a woman can obtain a passport, travel or marry. Often that relative is a father or husband, but ...more »

In Saudi Arabia, Melania Trump opts to keep her head bare
ABC NewsMay 21, 2017

Women are banned from driving, although rights advocates have campaigned to lift that ban. Guardianship laws also require a male relative's consent before a woman can obtain a passport, travel or marry. Often that relative is a father or husband, but ...more »

Local state legislators share their successes
Greeley TribuneMay 21, 2017

State legislators representing districts throughout Weld County boasted a productive legislative session, passing bills to boost the housing market, pilot an office for public guardianship and more. ... The bill is expected to be signed into law Tuesday.more »

In Saudi Arabia, Melania Trump opts to keep her head bare
WCVB BostonMay 21, 2017

... an ultraconservative interpretation of Islamic Shariah law where unrelated men and women are segregated in most public places. Women are banned from driving, although rights advocates have campaigned to lift that ban. Guardianship laws also require ...more »

Like past first ladies, Melania Trump skips headscarf in Saudi Arabia
CBS NewsMay 20, 2017

... an ultraconservative interpretation of Islamic Shariah law where unrelated men and women are segregated in most public places. Women are banned from driving, although rights advocates have campaigned to lift that ban. Guardianship laws also require ...more »

Melania Trump Skips Headscarf as She Arrives in Saudi Arabia
BloombergMay 20, 2017

... an ultraconservative interpretation of Islamic Shariah law where unrelated men and women are segregated in most public places. Women are banned from driving, although rights advocates have campaigned to lift that ban. Guardianship laws also require ...more »

US First Lady Ignores Trump Criticism and Shuns Headscarf
U.S. News & World ReportMay 20, 2017

... an ultraconservative interpretation of Islamic Shariah law where unrelated men and women are segregated in most public places. Women are banned from driving, although rights advocates have campaigned to lift that ban. Guardianship laws also require ...more »

Young or old, Saudi women live under male relatives' control
Times of IndiaMay 20, 2017

Saudi Arabia's ban on women driving is what often grabs the most attention, but rights advocates say guardianship laws are the factor that most powerfully enshrines inequality for women. President Donald Trump heads to Saudi Arabia this weekend to ...more »

Here is the latest news from The Associated Press at 7:40 am EDT
KSL.comMay 19, 2017

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Rights advocates say Saudi Arabia's guardianship laws are the factor that most powerfully enshrines inequality for women. The country's ban on women driving is what often grabs the most attention, but also under ...more »

Young or old, Saudi women live under male relatives' control
News 12 WestchesterMay 19, 2017

First she's in the hands of her father, then she moves to her husband. Often, she ends up under the power of her son.more »

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