Egyptian woman plays role of waking people up for last meal before fasting

In Egypt, there’s a rare addition to this year’s Ramadan fasting period. Traditionally, there has always been someone in every neighbourhood to wake people up to eat the last meal before fasting begins just before dawn. For centuries this job was always done by men. But in Cairo’s upscale neighbourhood of Maadi, one woman has now taken up the job, joining a list of only three women doing it in the country.

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