GOODNEWS: Saudi Arabia permits women to register for Haj without a male guardian

Al Arabiya News reported that on Monday, Saudia Arabia officially permits women to register for the annual Haj pilgrimage without a male guardian (mahram).

According to their registration guidelines issued for domestic Haj Pilgrims this year, the Saudi Ministry of Haj and Umrah said women did not need to have a male guardian to register.

“Those wishing to perform Haj will have to register individually. Women can register without a mahram (male guardian) along with other women,” the ministry said in a tweet.

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