"Look, I think it is important to be able to discuss these things." "Mike", an Egyptian who had lived in the English countryside for ten years--as a mechanic-- had just returned to his native Luxor two years ago, and claimed to have firsthand experience. They have never slept with tourists." Mike shrugged over his beer. To begin with, his name was not "Mike", but Mohammed: he had changed his name in England when he noticed that if he was in a bar, and a mate called out, "Hey Mohammed! "This British lady, she just comes up to me, and we talk and she invites me back to coffee at her flat. " He gestured with his hands, bringing his thumb and forefinger close together. Badt's claim that 97% of Egyptian women aged 15-49 have had their genitals mutilated. I am sure, however, that they too say, 'oooh, ahhh, ahhh."Editor's Note: A reader, who identifies herself as an Egyptian woman, wrote to our editors to dispute Ms.Life in Cairo is much the same as it is in any other city of the world.People get up in the morning, go to school or work, have meals with their family, spend time with their friends, and go to the supermarket, much the same as your family does. Only the wealthy can afford to live in free-standing houses because space is difficult to find.
Men and women usually live at home with their parents until they get married.Traditionally, extended families lived together, however, with the new situation in Cairo - as houses were abandoned in favor of apartments - the traditional family has given way to the nuclear family.You know, I think it's going to be coffee," Mike says earnestly, the sun setting in the desert hills behind him, with the Valley of the Kings just beyond. --but more drinks--and she comes close to me and starts touching me, and says she likes me." "Oh, we slept together. They have sex for two minutes, just to relieve themselves, and the women lie like boards. It is British women who taught me the idea of giving pleasure." His voice raised in enthusiasm as he pointed a finger at his forehead. "One woman taught me how to use your mind to control yourself--she said, look, just concentrate! Now, I can resist for about an hour." "Two years ago, it became illegal.
But all the women--trust me--l00 percent of them are circumcised.