From the a friend that is egyptian Journalism college whom explained about her summer time day at Cairo. The concierge (or custodian) of her building would view her disapprovingly going in and out, also reprimanding her once for socializing having a male buddy. Fraternizing using the opposite gender is socially unsatisfactory in Egypt, as it’s in numerous Gulf nations and within Muslim families and communities around the world.
The simple fact at the time that a college student could not socialize freely and that an unrelated man should have a say in a young womans life that I still remember this little anecdote shows how absurd it seemed to me. Continue reading