Rabat - For Saudi cleric and self-proclaimed neuroscientist Saad Al Hijri, women should not be allowed to drive because their “half-sized” brains shrink to a quarter of that of a man’s when they go shopping. The cleric has been banned from preaching after his sexist statements.

Saudi cleric and self-proclaimed neuroscientist Saad Al Hijri
Chaima Lahsini is freelance journalist and activist with the Al-Fam collective in Rabat.