On the road with one of Cairo's first female taxi drivers
For years all the taxi drivers who worked Cairo's notoriously packed streets were men but now eight women have broken the monopoly.
While they have faced opposition from some more conservative Egyptians, they have proved a hit with many women passengers, who say they feel safer in their cabs.
Driver Enas Hammam let BBC News ride along in her cab for a day.
27 Sep 2010
- From the section Middle East