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Muslim Modesty

Muslim Models Keep It 'Underwraps'

Religion News Service | Omar Sacirbey | Posted 01.31.2013 | Religion

(RNS) Ever since she was a little girl, Savannah Uqdah longed to pose for pictures and strut down a runway with flashbulbs bursting. But as an observa...

WATCH: Islamic Feminism and the Blue Bra Revolution

Jacques Berlinerblau | Posted 05.26.2012 | Religion
Jacques Berlinerblau

In this installment of Faith Complex, we interview journalist, feminist and Muslim activist Asra Nomani about the "Blue Bra Revolution," which was triggered by a YouTube video.

Telling Muslim Women What Not To Wear

Kari Ansari | Posted 06.12.2011 | Religion
Kari Ansari

France has now officially outlawed the Islamic niqab or burqa in public. Where's the liberté in that?

Unveiling My Surrender

Kim Joseph | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Kim Joseph

When I embraced Islam as my religion in 2004, the women at the mosque put a hijab on me. I never questioned my reasons for wearing it though. Until recently. I now realize that I never chose to wear it.

Does My Religion Make Me Look Fat? The Connection Between Piety and Body Image

Paul O'Donnell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Paul O'Donnell

Religiosity and positive body image have been correlated in earlier studies. What made the Yarmouk University study remarkable is that, like most women in Jordan, those who participated in this study cover their hair and much of their skin whenever they leave the house.