Sample Communication Paper on Women’s Rights in Saudi Arabia

Women’s Rights in Saudi Arabia

General Purpose: To inform my audience about the state of women’s rights in Saudi Arabia

Specific Purpose Statement: To inform my audience about the violation of women’s rights in Saudi Arabia through various restrictions placed on them.

Central Idea Statement: The many restrictions placed on Saudi Arabian women are violating women’s universal rights, thereby eroding the gains made in advancing women’s rights worldwide over the years.

Organizational Pattern: Monroe’s Motivated Sequence

Introduction:

  1. Restrictions placed on Saudi Arabian women’s rights are among the worst women’s rights violations worldwide.
  2. Saudi Arabian women are restricted from participating in numerous activities that would improve their quality of life and standards of living.
  • The status of women’s rights in Saudi Arabia is determined by traditional and religious practices that are usually sanctioned by law (Mtango, 2004, p. 51-52).
  1. Restrictions placed on Saudi Arabian women’s rights are usually explained by reference to Islamic requirements.
  2. After examining the state of women rights in Saudi Arabia, I will show you the various restrictions placed on Saudi Arabian women’s rights, and the injustices they receive for “violating” such restrictions.

 

Body:

  1. The restrictions placed on Saudi Arabian women are violating their rights and consequently their quality of life.
  2. Saudi Arabian women cannot go anywhere without a male guardian.
  3. Saudi Arabian women are legally allowed to possess cars but are not allowed to drive them (Abdelal et al., 2011, p. 244%