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BrotherObscura

Why do muslim women wear those things?

those face covering scarf things

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Primarily it was for religious reasons, but really there are a variety of reasons as well - http://www.religiondispatches.org/archive/sexandgender/152/17_reasons_why_women_wear_headscarves

It's worth noting that Muslim women aren't the only ones who wear head coverings, a number of other religions do as well, including some Christian and Pagan ones as well.

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It's their culture... they aren't allowed to by the men

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Its part of their religion. Its like why do you put a tree in your house and decorate it and put gifts under it? Its part of your religion and culture

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they're not suppose to show there faces

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It's like you wearing a shirt for them...religious stuff, they've gotta cover up

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Not everyone wants to wear shirts, some peeps have to or they'll get arrested >.>
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I'm sure some Muslim women dont feel like wearing the head dresses sometimes aha they kinda have to though
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I am Muslim I will tell you why , men tend to look at women's lips a lot , with or with out meaning to , so we cover them and its actully part of our religion , for some people it's more of a choice and age thing .

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is it like the reasons why amish wear old fashioned clothes. too keep a wholesome view of the woman not to over sexualize them
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I don't understand what your saying ???
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i know that amish won't wear modern clothes to be conservative is this the same reason why muslim women wear theese?
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Conservatism and a sign of humility. There are different ones - hijab, burqa, niqab, jilbab, and more - depending on how much is covered and the style of the garment.

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To keep the men from having certain lustful thoughts. It is the original reason why they are worn. Keeps the men from thinking unacceptable things. It is more for the man's spiritual benefit.

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It is mentioned in the Quran and in the bible that women should be covered although it does not specificy the exact manner. The concept is that women are tempresses and the covering (as well as other limitations) gives the man control. Traditionally, men owned women. This was necessary since when a woman gave birth, it may not be obvious if it was your child or not. So as to ensure that the woman gave birth only to your child, it was important that she be kept under lock and key. In an age where most children did not survive the age of 2 and most women actually died in child birth, this was very important. Also, property was only passed on to your male offsprings so a fertile woman was important to your lineage. For this reason, polygamy was practiced. And more kids meant more workers and more people to defend your property. At the time, all of this made sense. Well, times have changed, but some people refuse to admit reality.

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It's a religious thing. They're forced to hide their hair.

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Those things are called hijabs or scarves. They wear them for reasons explained above that have to do with their religion......
Hope that help I just had to let you know they weren't just called those things lol

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they are called hijabs, in pakistan and other muslim countries, women are not allowed to show there face to anyone but there husband and once in some countries it was illegal for a girl or woman to show her hair

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Their religion.

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