Perhaps, like everything else, there is no single meaning of the abaya for Muslim women across the globe.
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Iranian women warned about wearing chador
By Mehrnaz Samimi for Al-Monitor, On Twitter:@MehrnazSamimi
Published on Jan.21st, 2014
On Jan. 7, 1936, ...
A visit to any Muslim-majority country will quickly reveal the variations that exist when it comes to appropriate female attire. But what do most resi...
Religious women in Iran, whether they wear a chador or not, tend to at least some basic elements of beauty. Ahmadinejad's wife Farahi has belied even that.
For some governments, banning burqas about placing a legal element of moderation on public dress. Worldwide today, total nudity is usually illegal, these governments are simply saying that the other extreme is also not acceptable.
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