The diary of a Saudi man, currently living in the United Kingdom, where the Religious Police no longer trouble him for the moment.

In Memory of the lives of 15 Makkah Schoolgirls, lost when their school burnt down on Monday, 11th March, 2002. The Religious Police would not allow them to leave the building, nor allow the Firemen to enter.

Tuesday, November 29, 2005

Only in Saudi Arabia.... 

...and in no other country in the world, would you find this information in a newspaper article.....

Some 80 young Saudi girls have enrolled for the new graduate nursing program developed at King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Center

....followed by this cultural insight....

Asked about the social stigma associated with Saudi women entering the nursing profession, she said they were gradually overcoming the problem.

Explanation - We import our nurses mainly from the Philippines and to some extent from Europe and North America. We don't like dealing with bodily fluids and smells ourselves.

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