Not only is HyperPanda Supermarket a pleasure to shop in, what with their clean wide aisles and their wide variety of products to choose from, but they deserve kudos for their new experimental policy of hiring females in cashier positions. In Saudi Arabia, women who work are generally restricted to working only in the education and medical fields. Because of strict gender segregation in the country, women acting as cashiers to men customers is looked upon as “haram,” or forbidden. To read more about this controversial topic making headlines in Saudi Arabia, please read this recent post about it on my other blog, Susie’s Big Adventure.
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Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, is KSA's 2nd largest city and is located on its west coast, right on the Red Sea. I moved here in 2007 with my Saudi hubby and teenage son. This journal reflects the things that I see here, life through my eyes, my lens.
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