Ancient Christian and Jewish texts threatened women with hellfire if they stepped out of line – and those terrifying visions still resonate in U.S. society today.
Muslim women say the practice of wearing masks has given them more confidence to wear face coverings in public.
For Muslim women, the hijab is not simply about religion. They may wear it for a variety of reasons. On World Hijab Day. women – Muslim and non-Muslim, are invited to experience this head covering.
Hijab is not simply about religion – women wear it for a variety of reasons.
The versatile, controversial piece of clothing has come to symbolise both the oppression of women and their empowerment.