The Nomad Mum's Diary: Muslims againt Hijab

Wednesday, June 13, 2007

Muslims againt Hijab

For many, Islam is synonymous with Hijab (veil), this is true in countries like Saudi Arabia and Iran where even non-Muslim women are forced to cover themselves and yet in nearby Turkey a country of 80 000 mosques with 99% of the population Muslim, the 65% of women who wear Hijab are not allowed to do so in schools, universities or governmental establishments. Abdullah Gül’s campaign for presidency is facing widespread opposition because his wife wears Hijab. For a country that is proud of the... Sign in to see full entry.

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