Meet Saudi Arabia's new workforce

February 20, 2019

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A woman wearing a black veil sells popcorn at a stand at a mall.

Twenty-five-year-old Hessa sells popcorns at the Riyadh Park mall in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

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Shirin Jaafari/The World 

Music Heard on Air

The songs played between segments during this episode included:
Artist: The Eargoggle
Label: Very Special Recordings
Song: Funicular
Artist: Felbm
Label: Soundway Records
Song: undir
Artist: Ólafur Arnalds
Label: Decca Music Group Ltd.

We also played the beautiful tune "Tinta Roja". It's a collaboration between French-Chilian rapper Ana Tijoux and Mexican singer-songwriter Lila Downs that came out last year.

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