During the trip ” Business Women from Switzerland”, organized by the Swiss Global Enterprise, a visit to the Shura ( Parliament) on the 26thof November. THE CONSULTATIVE ASSEMBLY OF SAUDI ARABIA, also known as Majlis Ash-Shura or Shura Council, is the formal advisory body of Saudi Arabia. In 2013, women were appointed to the Shura Council for the first time. On this occasion, 30 women were appointed from a 150 members in total, making the share of women 20%. During the visit an open discussion took place about the position of women in parliament and society.