Coverings Worn by Muslim Women

For many Westerners it is difficult to know the different outer garments of Muslim women. Some of them have totally a wrong idea about how a certain garment may really look like. this makes some even to be against some clothing which was also regular female dress in our regions up to the 1960ies.

It is nice to be able to see the differentiates explained so clearly in the article by “an independent” who was a Beverly Hills Democratic Party lawn party member in Cheviot Hills (immediately south of Beverly Hills).


Hijab, niqab, burka = lots of different kinds of coverings worn by Muslim women all over the world.








Preceding articles:

Meditating Muslimah on “hijab to be a religious obligation”

The Dress Code for Women in the Quran


Further reading

  1. Peeling off the oppressive layer
  2. Burqa, Niqāb and Analogies
  3. The Burqa Question(s)
  4. Muslim Masks: Niqab and Burqa
  5. Islamism, Feminism & Defiance
  6. Richard Dawkins on Palestine, Jews, Science and the Burqa – Newsnight
  7. Why Are We So Terrified of Muslim Women?
  8. Hijabs Oppress Women! Unless It’s For Fashion…..
  9. Veiled Mystery
  10. Chances of Love
  11. The burqas are better in Langkawi
  12. Liberal dictators?
  13. Get Your Face Out for The Lads
  14. Is the Burqa truly Islamic?
  15. Burqas/Veils – liberating feminist attire or misogynistic throwback to primitive superstition?
  16. The Fashionable Strangers
  17. Unveiled: It’s now NO burqa or €405 fine in Netherlands
  18. Afghan artist challenges the burqa through graffiti
  19. Gisele Bundchen Wears Burqa To Visit Plastic Surgeon
  20. Opinion of the Day: Bündchen and the Burqa
  21. Who cares if supermodel Gisele wears a burqa?
  22. When Salman Khan wore a burqa
  23. Comfortable Outfit for College
  24. A Week Of Women – Day 1
  25. Ban Burqa – Full body Islamic covering
  26. To ban or not ban the burqa?
  27. On The Naqab Debate
  28. Debate Surrounding the Full-Face Veil: France, Belgium and Spain
  29. And the Debate About the Full-Face Veil Continues in Spain…
  30. On the niqab…
  31. On Veil Bans and Cultural Contradictions – Excerpt
  32. French Police Reminding Travelers Of The Burqa Ban In French Alps
  33. Cameroon Bans Burqa In Far North Region
  34. The dream
  35. On International Women’s Day, Clothes and Being Female
  36. Reflections of a Muslim Woman in a post 9/11 World
  37. Le regard des hommes
  38. Muslimah, Buang Saja Jilbabmu
  39. Il tuo burqa finisce dove inizia la mia libertà. Ode al Ticino.


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The final debate prior to a national election in Canada for the prime minister’s position was partially focused on the right of Muslim women to wear a niqab.  The number of Muslims in Canada is about 1 million people.  According to Canada’s 2011 National Household Survey about 3.2% of the Canadian population, making them the second largest religion after Christianity. Muslims are not likely to influence the outcome of the election. The dilemma for western nations is the question of acceptance of Muslims. If their growing numbers results in sharia law taking priority over national laws then there will be a problem.

So what is a niqab?  The BBC offered the following explanation and drawings of the various head covering used by Muslim women.

Hijab, niqab, burka – there are lots of different kinds of coverings worn by Muslim women all over the world.

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