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    Female Driving Instructors on the Rise in Egypt

    They’re on the road to a brighter future. Traditional Egyptian culture encourages gender segregation, but as society opens further to its female citizens, that segregation is a gold mine for women who teach others to drive. With some women uncomfortable being seen in public with an unfamiliar man, female-led driving courses are booming. Not all activists say single-sex schools are the way to go — some believe they stifle true female empowerment — but they’re still creating lucrative opportunities for Egypt’s entrepreneurial women on the open road.

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