This article from BBC News describes ‘Noufie,’ a 25-year-old Saudi women who performs as a stand-up comic in the kingdom, despite her gender! She mentions not being able to use her own name for fear of dishonoring her family and facing retribution from the Saudi royal family and religious institutions.
A quote from the article: “I'm also a risk taker. I would love to get in trouble for something I believe in.
I hope one day they will understand in