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a headscarf worn by Muslim women

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the custom in some Islamic societies of women dressing modestly outside the home

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Afghanistan's history is full of conformism starting from failed revolutionary Hejab revealing acts of King Amanullah to wearing European dress styles during deceased monarch up to communist regime.
And this presupposes that Shawghi didn't actually believe in Hejab. [11] For Shawghi has emphasized on the necessity of taking Hejab in the most of his elegies:
(24) She is concerned about the loss of traditional Islamic values such as the women's hejab. In that context she implies that the key to the knowledge of God can be found in the knowledge of self.
The "jewel in the crown" of the regime's reactionary acts of injustice against Iranian women is the obligatory hejab cover that has been forced upon them.
A few of the international designers Sharjah women can choose from are Zarmina for the higher end of the fashion and luxury market; Hejab Zafar for screen printing and embroidered designs; Aroosi Couture for traditional ethnic wear, funky fusion wear, kaftans and jalabiyas; and Saim for traditional and western collections.
"Although I do not think looking at the nude photo of another human may have an attraction, but it is certainly far more enjoyable than looking at the fully covered and burqa and hejab wearing body of a woman who has been wrapped and imprisoned by her man.
As I was putting it back on, a group of male students were shaking their fists and shouting at me…"This is an Islamic Country, and you should keep your Hejab otherwise we will kill you by our own hands!"
Ala Hejab, a physician, said people do not have any sympathy for the accused in the "camel battleground" case as all of them are corrupt.
Governor of the Liberated Quneitra Riyadh Hejab cited other violations repeatedly practiced by Israel in the Golan including those of destroying agricultural crops, uprooting trees and distributing confiscated lands among Israeli soldiers with 250 square meters each.
"I hope that we can be a bridge to open a dialogue between the two countries", Bening, wearing a black traditional hejab and headscarf, told reporters.
Penal codes prohibit women from appearing in public without the approved Islamic uniform known as the hejab, with violators subject to fines, beatings and, in the case of the 13 women of Mashad, even murder.
LIKE many young female British Muslims, I am tired of being represented by men with beards and women in hejab. I believe you can wear Western clothing and even sit in a pub, and still be a good Muslim.
Among the questions Martin raised was the relation of identity to the wearing of the hejab. Martin summed up what these classes mean to her students: "It's one hour and a half that you can forget your troubles maybe and think clearly and freely without anyone saying, 'You shouldn't say that.
MS1 Samir Hejab from USS Lasalle to Southern Command, Guantanamo Bay, Cuba