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Saudi women photograph their world

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Until a few years ago, taking photographs in public was banned in Saudi Arabia.

Now a group of women Saudi photographers have released a new book and staged an exhibition in Washington, offering a unique glimpse inside their culture.

Social restrictions still present challenges to women seeking a career in the arts, but is that changing? Jane O'Brien reports.

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