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Old Feb 5th 2013, 7:51 pm
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Default Segregation "wall" or "partition?

It seems there is a linguistic argument brewing over the new ruling where women are allowed to work in the same stores that men frequent.

http://arabnews.com/gender-segregati...mixed-reaction

http://riyadhbureau.com/blog/2013/2/segregation-wall

The blog talks about the partition/wall must be built that is minimum 160cm tall so that the female staff can't be seen from the other side.

Dr. Aisha Natto says, "It is up to the ceiling. So for those who understood it as a wall, it’s clearly not a wall but just a partition." and, "the partition will be approximately between 1 and 1.8 meters."

Given that I'm 30cm taller than the minimum they've laid out and I've heard arab men aren't exactly on the short side, how effective is this actually going to be? and are we going to have to stoop to enter these shops now based on the quote from Natto?
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In summary: KSA gets even stupider.

They truly are obsessed with sex if they cannot even allow men and women to even see each other in public, despite being covered head to toe, for fear of sexual shenanigans.
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In summary: KSA gets even stupider.
They truly are obsessed with sex if they cannot even allow men and women to even see each other in public, despite being covered head to toe, for fear of sexual shenanigans.
Tolerance, apparently.
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Tolerance, apparently.
In whose dictionary?



They're just making this stuff up, aren't they?
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Even we have segregated swimming pools in Mushrif Park. I've also just found out that my daughter isn't allowed to attend school on boys sports day. The boys are likewise excluded from school on girls sports day. I pity the kids with working parents and no maids to look after them.
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Even we have segregated swimming pools in Mushrif Park. I've also just found out that my daughter isn't allowed to attend school on boys sports day. The boys are likewise excluded from school on girls sports day. I pity the kids with working parents and no maids to look after them.
I pity the children who are being subjected to this nonsense. No wonder men see women as objects if they are even separated fom them as children.
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No wonder men see women as objects if they are even separated fom them as children.
I have been somehow able to manage that without segregation
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I have been somehow able to manage that without segregation
If you went to school in Ireland, at least before the '90s, you were segregated from First Class (age 7) unless you're from Killiney or somewhere really posh with weird (i.e. non-religious) schools.
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If you went to school in Ireland, at least before the '90s, you were segregated from First Class (age 7) unless you're from Killiney or somewhere really posh with weird (i.e. non-religious) schools.
I was never in an all boys school, but then again I am in my thirties (just) so maybe that explains it. Plenty of mixed schools in Ireland
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I was never in an all boys school, but then again I am in my thirties (just) so maybe that explains it. Plenty of mixed schools in Ireland
On the southside of Dublin maybe? The only mixed secondary (still) where I'm from, which is a fairly big town down the bog, is the Prod school (though it clearly attracts a much wider demographic than it was established to cater for).

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On the southside of Dublin maybe? The only mixed secondary (still) where I'm from, which is a fairly big town down the bog, is the Prod school (though it clearly attracts a much wider demographic than it was established to cater for).
lots of mixed schools in the bogs, all the presentation colleges and old tec schools were mixed as far as I remember
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All boys military boarding schools and the one lad who supplied the entire school with mens mags. Reminds me of this little issue that I'm sure is being played out by the locals big style:

http://youtu.be/EfWaV5xyPWo?t=7m14s

and finishes off: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C65kCs6-4B0
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Originally Posted by weasel decentral View Post
lots of mixed schools in the bogs, all the presentation colleges and old tec schools were mixed as far as I remember
Presentations? Not where I come from. But Tecs, yeah I forgot about Tecs (and given that more than one family member is a Tec teacher, that's a bit unforgiveable). Ok, I kind of concede...
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It's the wall between the liberals and the ultraist...
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They truly are obsessed with sex...
Indeed they are: "If a girl is sexually desired, her parents should cover her face and force her to wear veil," a Saudi cleric said.

He is talking about two years babies.
http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2013/02/0...al-harassment/
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