Before her wedding last year, Huda Batterjee went abroad to buy her bridal lingerie — she just couldn't bear the humiliation of discussing her most intimate apparel with a man.There's been a law on the books in Saudi for nearly three years, but has been held in abeyance due to the difficulties of keeping male and female employees in the stores separate. I wrote about this back in 2006, which is to say, I just wanted an excuse to repost this picture:
She had little choice: there are almost no saleswomen in Saudi Arabia.
Wednesday, March 25, 2009
Saudi women boycotting lingerie shops
Women in Saudi Arabia are boycotting lingerie shops there, but not for the reasons you might think.