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KSA approves PE classes for girls’ schools

April 13, 2014 12:28 am

The Saudi Shoura Council has given its official approval for the introduction of physical education for girls at public schools across the kingdom, according to Islamic principles and traditions, Arab News has reported. The education ministry will soon allow physical education classes for girls in public schools under qualified instructors, the report said, citing unnamed sources. The decision will be made after taking into account logistical issues, such as space, privacy and the availability of qualified female instructors, the sources said.