THE ISLAMIC VEIL IN CIVIL SOCIETIES

Faegheh Shirazi

Abstract


The purpose of this paper is twofold, 1) to give a background on the contemporary global events concerning both Muslim and non-Muslim nations that impose policies banning the niqab, or hijab, and 2) to focus closely on the various governing policies examining variations in rulings and the effects of these policies on the populace in recent years.

Keywords


Religion, Gender and Women's Studies

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