Nadeen Shaker, a producer at Kerning Cultures, takes us on a personal journey in trying to discover why she felt excluded because of her hijab. In Egypt, things are more complex than they seem. History, politics, class and money all played a hand in changing how people perceive veiled women. In this episode by “Kerning Cultures,” a story about what it’s like to feel like an outcast in your own country.
This episode was produced by Nadeen Shaker, with editorial support from Dana Ballout, Tamara Rasamny, Zeina Dowidar, Alex Atack, and Hebah Fisher; fact-checking by Zeina Dowidar; sound design by Alex Atack and Mohamed Khreizat. The “Kerning Cultures” podcast is a Kerning Cultures Network production.
*[This podcast was produced by Kerning Cultures, a partner institution of Fair Observer.]
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