500 conservative Saudi women attending a 2006 conference in Riyadh did not support loosening traditional gender roles and restrictions, on the grounds that Saudi Arabia is the closest thing to an "ideal and pure Islamic nation," and under threat from "imported Western values".
Gender roles in Saudi society come from local culture and interpretations of Sharia (Islamic law).
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The Mobile POS Payments segment includes transactions at point-of-sale that are processed via smartphone applications (so-called "mobile wallets").
Women's rights in Saudi Arabia are limited in comparison to the rights of women in many of its neighbors.The data transfer can be made, for example, via wireless standard NFC (Near Field Communication) or by scanning a QR code to initiate the payment.A user pays for a purchase via a mobile wallet application by triggering an online bank transfer or by using a digitally stored credit or debit card (Host Card Emulation).Payment transactions with physical debit or credit cards at contactless terminals and mobile POS systems (m POS, e.g.Square, Sum Up) as well as place-independent “Carrier Billing” are not included in this segment.