IJESD 2016 Vol.7(2): 151-155 ISSN: 2010-0264
DOI: 10.7763/IJESD.2016.V7.758

The Contribution of Saudi Woman in Environmental Development

Haga Elimam and Halah Alattas

Abstract—The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is concerned with increasing the environmental awareness and securing a sustainable, healthy environment. The country also aims to encourage the role of women in this respect. In addition to being a mother, educator and teacher, a woman can play a significant role in securing safe and healthy environment. A woman can also preserve the depleted natural resources through her wise dealing of these resources available in homes, such as water and energy. She can also educate children to use the resources of nature efficiently. This study finds tendency and concern for activating her role in preserving the environment and motivating the young generations for this noble cause.

Index Terms—Natural resources, environmental development, environmental awareness, health environment, resource exhaustion.

The authors are with the Department of Economics, Faculty of Economic and Administration at King Abdul-Aziz University, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (e-mail: ana.imam@yahoo.com).


Cite: Haga Elimam and Halah Alattas, "The Contribution of Saudi Woman in Environmental Development," International Journal of Environmental Science and Development vol. 7, no. 2, pp. 151-155, 2016.

General Information

  • ISSN: 2010-0264 (Print)
  • Abbreviated Title: Int. J. Environ. Sci. Dev.
  • Frequency: Monthly
  • DOI: 10.18178/IJESD
  • Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Richard Haynes
  • Executive Editor: Ms. Nancy Y. Liu
  • E-mail: ijesd@ejournal.net