A Starbucks in Saudi Arabia has banned women from entering, telling them to get their drivers to order for them.
If he leaves the house, everyone in the community will know the couple had a fight.
What he should do instead is stay in the house and even sleep in his bed, but turn his back to his wife and not talk to her.
Sitting in the midst of nature, surrounded by forest in a setting radically different from the bare desert of Saudi Arabia, Khaled Al-Saqaby, a Saudi “family therapist” releases a video on Saudi national TV guiding men on the rules and etiquette of wife beating.
In his opening remarks, he acknowledges that he is getting into the dangerous territory of a controversial discussion.
Even the Starbucks logo, which normally features a twin-tailed mermaid, has been censored to fit strict Wahabi laws.
Women are still denied many basic rights in Saudi Arabia, but many of them have been campaigning hard to change this.He divides the discipline process into three parts: The first is “advising the wife” and reminding her of her obligations to God and her husband.The second stage entails “abandoning the wife.” A man leaving his house in anger is not the correct approach.But Starbucks claims it is refusing entry to women because the wall has been temporarily removed for renovation work.A Starbucks spokesperson told uk: ‘Starbucks in Saudi Arabia adheres to the local customs by providing separate entrances for families as well as single people.But his reference to controversy is most likely addressed to men — he is explaining to them where they may be going wrong in their practice of disciplining their wives — not to women whose rights are violated by said abuse.