What Are The Positive Effects Of Wearing A Hijab?

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"Samar!! Go put you veil on immediately, we have visitors who will arrive in 15 minutes" my neighbor's mother shouted. Being Samar's best friend since childhood, we both grew up together in a preserved Islamic family. In Islamic religion, when a girl develops to the stage of puberty, she should cover her hair with a veil. The majority of Muslim women wear hijab, to obey God, and to be known as respectable women. (Quran 33:59). So, Samar's family where so prejudice to such concept, and thus was unfortunately obliged to cover her hair since she was 13 years old. However forcing individuals to wear a hijab is not a norm in Islam, but a prejudice act that influence the Islamic community negatively and link it to Hijab .In fact, although wearing a hijab has so many positive outcomes in our society, families and prejudice cultures shouldn’t force women to wear it unless women are a hundred percent convinced with the concept. This harsh judgment and intolerance shown toward Muslim women who do not wear Hijab can lead to at least some Muslim women to…show more content…
Wearing a hijab actually frees women from being thought of as sexual objects of desire or from being valued for their looks, or body shape rather than their minds and intellect. (Aisha) Nowadays, so many posters on the street, advertisements on the road, films watched, and celebrities chased, to be successful internationally; they should include sexual appearances of women in order to entertain the viewer and thus belittling women’s capability. That’s why hijab liberates women from the need to conform to unrealistic stereotypes and images dictated by the media. (Aisha) In addition to that, wearing a hijab can also refrain from the occurrence of harassment and limits men lust motives. When a woman covers her hair and body she is forcing men to respect her and to look at her inner personality rather than a mere sexual
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