Objecting a hijab less female robot, Saudi women have said that the female robot Sofia should follow the rules of the kingdom and should not be allowed in public places without hijab or Abaya.
Saudi women have condemned the idea of providing Sofia the citizenship of Saudi Arabia. They say that the female robot does not have any male guardian which is an important factor in Saudi Arabia. Similarly, Sofia should cover her head. The decision of providing citizenship to a robot is severely being criticized on social media. People ask why the Saudi government has made such illogical decision? Will human laws apply to this female robot?
One of the females has condemned this fact on the social networking site twitter saying that “a machine has been provided with a citizenship but my son is not able to get the citizenship as my husband is a Lebanese. While as the other woman said that the law which is applicable to Sofia other Saudi women should also be given the right to enjoy the same rights.
The Sofia named female robot was made in 2015, its inventor says Sofia can recognize human faces.