A burqa (Urdu: بُرقع ) is an enveloping outer garment worn by women in some
Islamic traditions to cover their bodies when in public. The face-veiling portion is
Debates over whether to ban the burqa often assume that women are forced by
men to wear it. In many Muslim countries, women lack equality and basic rights ...
Feb 13, 2016 ... Even countries unharmed by Islamist terror are banning the burqa. Last year
Congo-Brazzaville barred it in public places to “prevent any act of ...
The Islamic world is experiencing a rise in women wearing the burqa claiming it
to be part of the Islamic dress code. Whether it is worn by choice or force is open
Dec 13, 2015 ... Italy's wealthiest region has just banned women from wearing burqas and niqabs
in hospitals or government buildings. The new law has been ...
Nov 29, 2015 ... WOMEN wearing a burqa in Switzerland will now be fined a whopping £6500
after an overwhelming number voted to bring in ban.
Apr 10, 2016 ... The law is commonly called the burqa ban, referring to a full-body garment more
common in Afghanistan and South Asia and rare in France.
Nov 24, 2015 ... Under new rules imposed by the local government, Muslim women will be
banned from wearing the burqa in shops, restaurants or public ...
The burqa and niqab have become a topic of much controversy and heated
debate. A number of countries have banned the wearing of these religious
Sep 22, 2014 ... The burka has been called a security risk and a flag of fundamentalism, but what
exactly is it and why do some Muslim women wear it?