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Saudi woman who fled to Canada: ‘More women will follow’

Jan 15, 2019 19:54 IST
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Saudi woman Rahaf Mohammed Alqunun who flee from her country spoke about how she feels after getting refuge in Canada. Alqunun said that she wanted to inspire other women from her country and also opened up about how women are treated in Saudi Arabia. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau offered refuge to Alqunun in the country. Alqunun also spoke about why she took such step of moving out of her country and how her family has disowned her. Alqunun was received at Toronto airport on Saturday by Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland.