For Women Only

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This is a sign outside a business that only caters to women. Men are strictly forbidden from entering. It is a combination beauty parlor/internet cafe and it’s located in a local mall here in Jeddah. Many business establishments are for men-only or women-only because of the segregation of the sexes required in this strict Islamic country.

About SusieOfArabia

American woman now living in hubby's homeland of Saudi Arabia
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7 Responses to For Women Only

  1. sam sall says:

    in SAUDI Arabia women privacy is a big thing and it ia always protected ,and there a lot of places for there where women can enjoy them selves without worying about men and what they would think about them. Actually most of th places have a bigger section for women. By the way Susie did you ever attended a Saudi wedding? what you think?

  2. Amira says:

    One day i will have my beauty parlour in jeddah !!! I hope soon .

  3. Dina says:

    A good combination for a business.

  4. SandyCarlson says:

    That’s interesting. I am wondering what it means that there is a Filipina Internet operator.

    Maybe there’s some peace to be found here?

  5. Geogypsy says:

    I’m glad there are places for women only. Although it is unfortunte to have to be that way.

  6. Glennis says:

    It is nice to know there are some places exclusively for ladies in such a male dominated country. I presume they would be able to remove face and head coverings in such a place and just be natural normal and relaxed.

  7. ewok1993 says:

    There is a huge number of my homies calling the Middle East temporary home.

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