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Saudi Arabia finally decided to grant its women driving licences.

Ten women have been issued with driver’s licences, ahead of 24 June, when the kingdom will officially end its controversial ban on female drivers.

Officials are expecting some 2,000 women to pursue licences in the week, according to CNN.

Despite the landmark decision, the country remains one of the most religiously conservative in the world, and its female citizens remain heavily restricted, in both a political and social sense.

Here are a number of ways women are unable to self-govern in Saudi Arabia:

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