Easy Taxi Empowers Women in Saudi Arabia

Free rides to voting centers helps women participate in elections


In the spirit of women empowerment during the 2015 municipal elections in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Easy Taxi is currently on a mission to make the process of voting for women much easier, in a country where women are not allowed to drive.

Dennis Wang, Global Co-CEO of Easy Taxi, says: “We believe as a company that supporting all positive activity in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is important. Easy Taxi’s main demographic are females, which is why the company feels strongly about this historical municipal election.”

On Thursday, the 10th of September, Easy Taxi has announced that they will be giving out free ride tickets to all the women headed for the voting centers in the capital, Riyadh, as well as Jeddah, Dammam and Khobar.

Easy Taxi are keen to highlight the positive efforts that are being made in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, and the importance of making women's voices heard; supporting this in any way possible Easy Taxi has offered them a chance to overcome one of the obstacles that they would face when voting.

About Easy Taxi

Launched in 2011, Easy Taxi is the most downloaded taxi booking app in the world. Present in over 420 cities throughout Latin America, Africa, Middle East and Asia, the company connects 20 million passengers to more than 400,000 drivers. The app is designed for all major app stores, including Samsung Store, iTunes, Google Play, and Windows Store, and available for B2B clients through Easy Taxi Corporate.

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