Brave Aisha's daring escape from oppressive life in Qatar | 60 Minutes Australia
Aisha Al-Qahtani planned her escape from Qatar for years, but laws stipulate local women under 25 need a male guardian’s permission to board a flight. Her bid for freedom came on a family holiday in Kuwait, where she snuck away to the airport to get a flight to London. The winds of change are blowing across the Middle East, and women are the force behind it. From princesses fleeing palaces, to brave young firebrands, their voices can’t be silenced.
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