Where women aren't allowed to drive

It's 2013, and women can't get a driver's license or drive legally in Saudi Arabia? Right, because such freedom might lead to "increased premarital sex and promiscuity," warn clerics in the conservative kingdom. The image of a fully veiled woman, complete with sunglasses, furtively tooling around in the family car during a "defy the ban" protest in October speaks volumes. MORE YEAR IN REVIEW: 10 groundbreaking women we lost in 2013 10 tips for a better life from The Times' Op-Ed pages in 2013 Kindness in the world of politics? 7 uplifting examples from 2013
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