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In pictures: Muslim women preachers

Magda Amer preaches in one of Cairo’s leading mosques. She is part of an emerging trend of female Muslim preachers in Egypt.

Two years of study are required to obtain the necessary licence, though there is no financial backing from the government for her work.

At the time I was wearing mini skirts and had long hair. Veiling was the most difficult decision of my life.

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