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Saudi Arabia to complete feminisation of pharmacies, jewellery stores in two years

: Thursday, June 05 - 2014 @ 11:51

The Saudi labour ministry has announced plans for pharmacies, jewellery stores and shops selling beauty products to be staffed by women only after two years, Saudi Gazette has reported. The decision also prohibits women working before nine in the morning or after 11 at night and that only Saudi women will be eligible. Shop owners are also required to provide chairs for women workers to sit and should designate an area where women can rest and pray, according to the ministry.

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