“a decent woman,” as seen on state television:
A woman who chews gum is either a trafficker or a prostitute.
A decent woman always wears a men’s shirt at home.
A decent woman is a woman who in the morning comes out of another room (not the same room as her husband) and says good morning to her husband.
A decent woman is a woman who wears clothing that is three, four sizes too big.
A decent female anchor never reveals her first name.
A decent woman only smiles at wedding parties and men are allowed to clap their hands a little.
A decent married woman stays at home; if she’s single she’s allowed to work.
A decent woman is a woman who will marry the man she met in a car accident by the end of the television serial.
A decent woman doesn’t wear sunglasses, she has an Arabic name, if she’s over 40 she’s either washing the dishes or sewing a dress, a decent woman is never reading.
A decent woman wears only black, gray, and brown.
A decent woman is a woman who forgives her husband who has married a second wife by the end of the film.