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The Burqa That We Are All Wearing

Hibaaq Osman | Posted 07.18.2012 | Politics
Hibaaq Osman

The history of women's rights across the globe demonstrates time and again the propensity of conservatives to adopt "women-centric" agendas that do everything to scapegoat women's freedoms in order to bolster their own platforms.

Why I Support a Ban on Burqas

Bernard-Henri Lévy | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Bernard-Henri Lévy

The burqa is not a dress, it's a message, one that clearly communicates the subjugation, the subservience, the crushing and the defeat of women.

Man Denied French Citizenship Because Wife Wears Veil

Huffington Post | Adam Taylor | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

A Moroccan man has been denied French citizenship because he demanded his French wife wear a full-face Islamic veil, Reuters reports. "It emerged d...

For France Banning The Burqa Is Not The Answer

Anushay Hossain | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Anushay Hossain

This fuss over what a small minority of Muslim women in France are forced, or in some cases choose to wear is just a fraction of the much larger issue of Muslim integration in Europe.

Beyond the Burqa: To Help Women, Leaders Should Dig Deeper than Religious Clothing

Liesl Gerntholtz | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Liesl Gerntholtz

In this burqa debate, the voices of Muslim women are strangely absent.