Burqa Tourism at its Finest: How to Become an Expert on Muslim Women in Just One Week

Alicia wrote last week about female members of the British police force wearing burqas and headscarves to try to better understand the Muslim community.  Well, it seems like it's "dress like a Muslim" month in Britain, because the Daily Mail's Liz Jones has just written about her own experience wearing a burqa for a week.  It's not pretty.Before I start, I'll just say that, while I'm skeptical of any attempt to wear hijab in order to better comprehend (hijab-wearing) Muslim women's lives, I c … [Read more...]