05 Jan '12, 12pm

Saudi women in lingerie shop victory - Yahoo! via @yahoosg

From Thursday, only female staff will be able to sell women's lingerie in Saudi Arabia, ending decades of awkwardness in the ultra-conservative Muslim kingdom where women are expected to don black cloaks at all times out of the home. "I and many other women like me were always embarrassed to walk into lingerie shops because men were selling the goods," said Saudi shopper Samar Mohammed. She said that in the past she often bought the wrong underwear "because I was sensitive about explaining what I wanted to a man." A royal decree issued by King Abdullah in June last year over the objections of top clerics gave lingerie shop owners six months to get rid of their male employees and staff their stores with women only. The ban on male staff is to be extended to cosmetics shops from July. "This is an order from the king," Labour Minister Adel Faqih told AFP. "All preparations ar...

Full article: http://sg.news.yahoo.com/smalls-victory-saudi-women-07574...

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