Right. Since the West is obsessed
, this is the last time I'm going to say anything about the subject (with the possible exception of linking to Muslimahs' opinions). It's an issue towards which I plan to pursue civil indifference
. (You may also be relieved to hear that I plan to take a break from these seemingly endless postings until November. :)
I just want to draw your attention to this paradox. In some Muslim countries, women are forced to wear hijab
; therefore, in some Western countries, women are forced to not
. A French woman has been charged with assaulting
tourist, ripping off her (legally worn) veil. Her reason? The mistreatment of Muslim women. Figure that one out!
means the headscarf, but it also means modest Muslim dress in general, male and female. The BBC provides a handy pictorial guide to hijab, niqab, burqa, chador
, and other styles of coverings for women.
ETA:Is Muslim Feminism More Than Just a Hijab Defense?
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