Rising number of Bedouin women enter work force
Al Arabiya – Al Arabiya News – Tuesday, 03 July 2012 (originally published 01 Jul)
While several institutions now focus on the difficult lives of minorities, Bedouin women are driven into the work force by their families’ needs and demands.
Despite the conservative traditions, poverty often pushes Bedouin women into the work force across the Middle East region. In fact, it was the lack of those basic needs that motivated them into making the shift.
“I started from zero but I have risen to be a manager. I think my example can inspire other Bedouin women to go out and work,” the 21-year-old Palestinian, Dalal Abu Kaf, said in a New York Times article . . .
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