Libya: On Women's Attire

Writing from Tripoli, Libya, Iranian blogger Mrs Behi says: “Here in Libya I haven’t seen a couple walking in the street hand in hand. It seems to me as if taking this simple act of closeness feels very strange to them! And also you can rarely see any woman at night in restaurants with their friends or families, actually the atmosphere is kind of closed compared to Iran, but there are many nice things to do and to enjoy here, as I can say I loved living here so far.” She then moves on to discuss the Hijab – a scarf Muslim women wear to cover their hair.

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