In Egypt, back in the 70s, when her husband died, Abu Daooh was 6-months pregnant with a girl. Her brothers kept bringing her men to marry so she and her child could be taken care of. But she didn’t want to re-marry; she wanted to work… and to work in the better-paying jobs, you had to be a man.
So she shaved her head, put on loose-fitting clothes, and became… a man.
Says Abu: “I would do anything for my daughter. It was the only way to make money. What else could I do?”
So she got jobs as a man and was paid as a man, and could take care of her daughter.
But in time, everyone knew she was a woman, and she was ok with that, especially when her government named her the most devoted mum.
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