As a Muslim man, I am Sick of our Obsession With The Hijab

As a Muslim man, I am Sick of our Obsession With The Hijab November 14, 2015

When it comes to the hijab, everybody seems to be obsessed with it. More than an article of modesty, it serves as a symbol of oppression to some and a symbol of liberation to others. But, more peculiarly, the hijab is often used as a benchmark by conservative Muslims to judge the morality of a Muslim woman and her “Muslimness”.

Indeed, judging by the Islamic discourse that concerns Muslim women, one would assume that the primary religious duty of Muslim women is wearing the hijab.

Read the full post at the New Statesman

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  • Marcion

    Great article! Always nice to see someone addressing messed up standards of… everything for women.