Accessed June 6, Wikinews has previous reports related to this article:. Retrieved 22 August There are those who allow the feet to be uncovered as well as the hands and face. Women of Kashmir, most of whom are not fully veiled, defied the warning, and the attacks were condemned by prominent militant and separatist groups of the region. The word khimar refers to a piece of cloth that covers the head, or headscarf.
The physical barrier is used to create a space that provides comfort and privacy for individuals such as the female elite. The police arrested women who wore the veil and would forcibly remove it, and these policies outraged the Shi'a clerics, and ordinary men and women, to whom appearing in public without their cover was tantamount to nakedness. Though a relatively small movement at this time, Hamas exploited the political vacuum left by perceived failures in strategy by the Palestinian factions to call for a "return" to Islam as a path to success, a campaign that focused on the role of women.
In the course of this campaign women who chose not to wear the hijab were verbally and physically harassed, with the result that the hijab was being worn "just to avoid problems on the streets".
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Reached recently by telephone at her workplace, Jaberi said her protest lasted a couple of hours. An experiment in hiring discrimination via online social networks. In Silvio Ferrari; Sabrina Pastorelli. Facebook Twitter Flipboard Email. The hijab must not be transparent The purpose of wearing hijab must be achieved. This applies whether the garment is highly precious and shows admiration to the life of this world or if it is chosen of a low quality to show lack of interest to this worldly life. Embassy, security is exceptionally tight.