Dozens of wrinkled Egyptian men sip tea, draw smoke from water pipes and boisterously chat in Arabic. Stray cats scamper beneath their feet. They lounge at a bustling alleyway cafe, sandwiched between the labyrinths of crumbling apartment buildings in the heart of Cairo, adjacent to Tahrir Square. Just footsteps away, the maniacal spectacle of Cairo traffic is at work.
Single female traveling alone in Cairo? - Cairo Forum
Single female traveling alone in Cairo? - Cairo Forum - Tripadvisor
I will be in Cairo next week by myself. I will be there for work for parts of the week but wonder what it will be like to set out to visit sights alone. Aside from the general big city awareness, anything I need to consider? Any tips on where to stay location and otherwise and how to visit the pyramids as a single female? Judgement is essential. Do not let anybody buy your ticket it is LE 60 to get in for you or take you through security etc.
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A UN Women's report on social protection and access to public services in Egypt states that according to the census, 14 percent of Egyptian households were headed by women UN Mar. In a September academic article on the housing needs of female-headed households in Egypt, authors Hamad, et al. Citing data from the Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics CAPMAS , an Egyptian governmental agency whose mission is to "produce reliable and targeted statistics that meet the needs of state agencies, the business community, universities, research centers, researchers" Egypt n.
Nesma Nasr, an Egyptian textile engineer, puts nail polish at her home in Cairo, Egypt March 26, Picture taken March 26, CAIRO, April 27 Reuters - Nesma Nasr once stayed a week without water in her Cairo apartment, afraid to call a plumber because of the scrutiny from neighbours she feared a male visitor would provoke. As a young woman living alone, she says she fears the kind of social control that became a talking point last month when a year-old fell to her death from a balcony in Cairo after neighbours confronted her over suspected pre-marital relations.