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Thursday, March 06, 2008

Headscarves 'R' Us

I ran into an interesting video on YouTube. Although I knew about the hijab ban (among other oppressive policies toward both Muslim men and women) in Turkey, it was cool to hear a non-Muslim woman's thoughful commentary on the issue.


  1. Jennifer RebeccaApril 29, 2008

    Mashallah! What a great video. Many so-called feminists are surprisingly intolerant of a woman's right to dress un-provocatively. I think they're not very educated about what feminism really is: a woman's right to be whatever she wants (and that definition should include 'devout Muslim'!)

  2. AnonymousMay 01, 2008

    Are you sure that the "so-called feminists" want women to dress provocatively?

    I thought feminist hostility to hijab was driven by hostility to femininity itself (which they view as something imposed on women by the patriarchy).

  3. AnonymousMay 04, 2008

    As salam 'aleykum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh.


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