French President Nicholas Sarkozy has approved a law that "benefits" more or less 2,000 burqa-clad women, who were subjected to patriarchal oppression. Much to my surprise, the law is being rigidly enforced.
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Sustainable cultural change can come only though free will and not compulsion. I am not for the burqa, but we have to defend the woman's right to wear what she chooses.
France has now officially outlawed the Islamic niqab or burqa in public. Where's the liberté in that?
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