The movie encourages independence and equal rights for girls. Wadjda's story stresses the importance of friendship between boys and girls and also of having goals and dreams. Integrity, courage, and perseverance are all major themes.
Wadjda falls off her bike. Some sad moments.
Wadjda's mother works hard to look her best for her husband and to please him. A religion teacher explains that when girls have their period, they're not allowed to touch or hold the Quran. A teen student's reputation is ruined when it's clear that she rode in a car with a man who wasn't her father or brother. A construction worker whistles at Wadjda and asks her to let him "touch those little apples."
One use of "damn" (in subtitles).
Some car companies logos/brands seen, like Chevy Suburban, Mercedes, etc. Wadjda wears Converse-like sneakers, but the logo isn't prominently visible.
Drinking, Drugs & Smoking
Wadjda's mother smoke cigarettes more and more as the movie progresses.