{FD} AP PHOTOS: Egypt woman gives wake-up call to Ramadan fasters

Just before dawn, Dalal Abdel-Qader paces the streets of Cairo, beating a drum and calling out to her neighbors to wake up and eat a final meal before the start of the daily Ramadan fast.

{FD} Egypt woman breaks into men-only Ramadan wakeup call job

Dalal Abdel-Qader, a 43-year-old mother from Cairo, is doing something that has for centuries been the exclusive domain of men — being a “mesaharaty,” or the person who walks the streets before dawn calling out to wake up the devout for their last meal, “sahur,” before their dawn-to-dusk fast.