(RNS) A new British study shows that Muslim women who wear headscarfs think better of their bodies than Muslim women who don’t.
Articles tagged “hijab”
JAKARTA, Indonesia (RNS) For many people, the hijab is a kind of Rorschach test — we use it, unconsciously or not, as a barometer about our feelings on Muslims or Islam.
(RNS) Last week, four women believed to be members of the Islamic militant group Boko Haram carried attacks in Kano, a city in Northern Nigeria.
(RNS) A Facebook page — called “Stealthy Freedom of Iranian Women” — was set up by Iranian journalist Masih Alinejad and includes photos of women without their hijab.
(RNS) Large majorities of people in Egypt, Iraq, Lebanon, Tunisia and Turkey said their country would be better off if religion and government were separated.
BOSTON (RNS) “She Who Tells a Story,” a photo exhibit now showing at Boston’s Museum of Fine Arts, features the work of 12 women from Muslim countries who shatter stereotypes with works that are provocative, beautiful, mysterious, and surprising, all at the same time.
(RNS) Abercrombie argued that it was exercising its right to commercial free speech, and that an employee who wore a headscarf could hurt the store’s business, even though the company could not produce any evidence of economic harm.
TORONTO (RNS) The decision to ban Sikh religious headgear is the latest chapter in Quebec’s hotly contested debate over religious accommodation.