Woman breaking traditions in Cairo for Ramadan

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Tradition of waking up neighbors during holy month

In Egypt, the Muslim holy month of Ramadan is coming to a close. One of the age-old traditions during Ramadan involves a person waking their neighbors up before dawn for their last meal before fasting for the day. Normally this job is assigned to a man but in Cairo there is one woman seemingly breaking tradition. CCTV’s Yasser Hakim filed this report.

Tradition of waking up neighbors during holy month

In Egypt, the Muslim holy month of Ramadan is coming to a close. One of the age-old traditions during Ramadan involves a person waking their neighborhood before dawn for their last meal before fasting for the day. Normally this job is assigned to a man but in Cairo there is one woman seemingly breaking tradition. CCTV's Yasser Hakim filed this report.