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
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 ...
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 ...
Jun 18, 2016 ... The Bulgarian Parliament has overwhelmingly given the green light to a
proposed ban on the wearing of the burqa in the country.
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
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?
Male Suicide Bomber In Burqa Disguise Kills 15 In Chad's Capital ... Rather,
banning the burqa is going to bully Muslim women into abandoning their cultural
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 ...
Apr 28, 2016 ... The mayor says he is tired of people calling Pazardzhik "the city of burqas."
Oct 12, 2015 ... Exactly five years after France's controversial burqa-ban was adopted, a
professor who has spent years studying its impact tells The Local it has ...