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India: Women, veils and bedsheets

Categories: South Asia, India, Citizen Media, Religion, Women & Gender

Annie writes on the covering of heads and bigotry [1]. “I can understand the temptation to call for a ban, because, sometimes it seems as if that is the only way to protect women from a forced tent-ization, to divorce their clothes from their rights and duties. Yet, I would like to reserve the right to wear a burqa, as and when I choose to.”