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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hijab

A hijab is a veil traditionally worn by Muslim women in the presence of adult males outside of their immediate family, which usually covers the head and chest.

www.dw.com/en/why-do-women-hide-their-hair/a-38229158

Mar 31, 2017 ... Muslims, Jews, Christians: Women all over the world cover their heads out of religious piety. An exhibition at Berlin's Jewish Museum asks what ...

arabsinamerica.unc.edu/identity/veiling/hijab

Like the hijab and al-amira, this form of hijab covers the head but often ... While some Muslim women do not perceive the hijab to be obligatory to their faith, other  ...

www.npr.org/sections/codeswitch/2016/02/02/465180930/american-muslim-women-explain-why-they-do-or-dont-cover

Feb 2, 2016 ... For Muslim women, a headscarf — or hijab — is a visible sign of their faith and identity, and whether to wear one is a big decision. The recent ...

www.beliefnet.com/faiths/islam/2008/07/your-hijab-questions-answered.aspx

Why do some Muslim women cover up while others don't? ... headscarf, which is the covering many Muslim women use to hide their hair, neck, and often bosom.

www.facinghistory.org/civic-dilemmas/brief-history-veil-islam

Critics of the Muslim veiling tradition argue that women do not wear the veil by choice, and they are often forced to cover their heads and bodies. In contrast ...

religiondispatches.org/17-reasons-why-women-wear-headscarves

Jul 3, 2009 ... Muslim women who wear headscarves in public may do so for one or more of ... Many Muslims believe God requires women to cover their hair.

www.abc.net.au/news/2014-09-23/why-do-muslim-women-wear-a-burka-niqab-or-hijab/5761510

Sep 22, 2014 ... The hijab covers the hair and chest and is common among Muslim ... Muslim women do not wear a veil in front of their immediate family, which ...

religion.blogs.cnn.com/2010/08/23/muslim-women-who-wear-the-hijab-and-niqab-explain-their-choice

Aug 23, 2010 ... Both Muslim American women cover themselves from head to toe in ... who cover , they do so only in front of men who are not in their immediate ...

www.pray30days.org/learn/culture/veils-headscarves-and-muslim-women

Mar 20, 2017 ... Why cover the head with a headscarf? ... There are, however, many successful Muslim women who do cover up and have managed to become ... In the Qur'an, Allah tells the believers to “lower their gaze and be modest.