Category Archives: Religion

SPF Burqa

A thought struck me this evening… yes, it does happen occasionally! There’s lots of talk in many countries about banning the burqa because of the difficulty in identifying the person beneath and many other made-up reasons. There’s probably not quite as much talk about why Muslim women wear them or the more revealing hijab in the first place. Is it strictly an Islamic tradition? I’ve heard some claims it isn’t so much a religious requirement as an Arabic cultural thing.

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