Saudi Arabia bans men from selling lingerie

05.01.2012                      10.Tewet. 5772                      Fasttag im Tewet

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Saudi Arabia bans men from selling lingerie

New rules saying only women can sell lingerie ends male monopoly and creates employment opportunities for Saudi women.

As of Wednesday, decades of embarrassing sales pitches from men over panties, bras and negligees officially come to an end in Saudi Arabia as a government decree that salesmen must be replaced by saleswomen comes into effect.
The kingdom’s lingerie shops are expected to hire some 28,000 women to take over jobs from men in over 7,300 shops. The move is expected to boost employment for the country’s women, even if they still have to be driven to their place of work because the country still bans female drivers….