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    In today’s society women are given ample opportunity just as much as men. In some countries, such as middle-eastern nations that is not the case. Muslim women are often perceived to be submissive to Muslim men and unequal. Mohammed never taught for women to be treated as lower class citizens. Nonetheless, the blame is pointed towards the religion of Islam. The Islamic religion began as all monotheist religions representing a belief in one God and moral standards. In the following essay I will discuss

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    Veiling For Muslim Women

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    Vast numbers of Muslim women around the world, range by wearing a simple head scarf to full-body burqa. The book aims to explain this very visible, yet controversial and least understood Islam emblem. Sahar Amer highlights the multiple meanings of veiling, showing that the practice cannot be homogenized or oversimplified and it extends well beyond the religious and political accounts that are overwhelming proclaimed both inside and outside Muslim majority societies. Despite popular belief, Islam

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    Hijab By Muslim Women

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    Even the headscarf (or Hijab as it is called) worn by Muslim women became a topic of conversation on two fronts – link to terrorism and not adhering to norms. The Muslim religion believes in modesty and that a woman should not show her bare skin to those outside their family which is one reason the Hijab is worn. It is out of respect for the beliefs of their religion. In the United States there is a culture of being free to express yourself whether it is in your religion, speech, what you wear

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    The Issue Of Muslim Women

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    the topic of Muslim women. Islamic women have been in the shadows for years, hidden by their spouses, therefore resulting in the reason why so many of them have been the subject of abuse. The devastating incident that led to many deaths on September 11th of 2001, could possibly be the most recent event that has sparked interest with the Muslim population (Daba-Buzoianu et.al 148). Even then, however, Americans were more concerned for their own safety rather than the safety of Muslim women. In the past

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    Framing Muslim Women

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    These are just a few of the conditions imposed on Muslim women. What is potentially even more harmful is Islam’s obsession with (female) sexual morality."(Pg no 62) Peter Morey and Amina yaqin in their book Framing Muslims also have pointed out the ways by which Muslims are being sterotyped. Ahmed,Sidrah(2014) in his research paper tries to investigate the representation of muslim women's rights and integration by swestern media.Spencer,R and Chesler,P in their book remarked that in Islam the

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    establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof…” However, this law is being ignored when it comes to Muslim women in the US. Muslim women in the US, just like everyone else, have the right to practice their religion and have every right to be treated respectfully and not be discriminated or harassed because of their religion or their gender. Many muslim women practice the hijab and wear loose fitting clothes because it is a sign of modesty, distinction and to not call attention

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    Another item of religious attire amongst Muslim women which has been highly debated is the headscarf. According to Werbner (2007), "the headscarf which is a religious symbol is often seen as the refusal to integrate by many European countries"(2007:165). Yet many Muslim women would contest the opinion of the veil being a device of social control and hindrance of social cohesion. Telegraph journalist Khan (2015), stated that it is not the Hijab which holds Muslim women back, it is prejudice. Her article

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    Muslim Women Face Veil

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    interested on how Muslim women have to wear a burqa (full veil, where even the eyes are hidden), niqab (face veil) or hijab (headscarf), and some girls/women choose to wear the veil. There are many debates over if they should ban the burqa to think women are forced by men in their lives to wear it. A lot in Muslim countries, women lack in equality and even basic rights that other women in other countries take for granted; the burqa is one example of patriarchal control. Some women are forced to wear

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    Burkini ban is ridiculous The burkini is a type of swimsuit for women. It is also suitable for Muslim women to wear for swimming because it covers the whole body except the face, hands and feet. Wearing burkini became a worldwide topic of discussion when France banned the use or wear this swimsuit, citing a possible show support for terrorists including Islamic State. However, clothing ban is a gross violation of civil rights and cultural rights. First, the clothing ban is the violation of civil

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    Muslim Women Essay

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    portray Muslims in a negative light. Some pity Muslims while others feel pure disdain for them. This statement made by Ann Coulter (2001) following the September 11th terrorist attacks demonstrates the disdain for Muslims, “We should invade their countries, kill their leaders and convert them to Christianity” (as cited in Arab American National Museum, 2011). While this particular statement was directed at all Muslims, there are also many misconceptions directed solely at Muslim women. In this

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