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Contrary to popular belief, the covering of the Muslim woman is not oppression but a liberation from the shackles of male scrutiny and the standards of attractiveness. In Islam, a woman is free to be who she is inside, and immune from being portrayed as sex symbol and lusted after. Islam exalts the status of a woman by commanding that she "enjoys equal rights to those of man in everything, she stands on an equal footing with man: your view ?

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Asked by jameel ahmed, 16 Nov '11 06:03 pm
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For modern pr western women flauting a 2 piece or revealing dress , there is not much to be desired.Men and women though equal are not identical, and each compliments the other in the different roles and functions that they are responsible to. " From an Islamic perspective, to view a woman as a sex symbol is to denigrate her. Islam believes that a woman is to be judged by her [virtuous] character and actions rather than by her looks or physical features" (Takim, 22). In the article, "My Body Is My Own Business", Ms. Naheed Mustafa , a young Canadian born and raised, university-educated Muslim woman writes, "The Quran [ which is the Holy Book for Muslims] teaches us that men and women are equal, that individuals should not be judged according to gender, beauty, wealth or privilege. The only thing that makes one person better than another is his or her character." She goes on to say, "In the Western world, the hijab has come to symbolize either forced silence or radical, unconscionable m ...more
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Answered by Ataur Rahman, 16 Nov '11 06:05 pm

 
  
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She should wear jeans and a sleeveless top. to be with the current times.
Answered by Que Sera Sera, 17 Nov '11 02:53 pm

 
  
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You make a good point. I have no problem with that.
Answered by Mogumbo, 16 Nov '11 06:24 pm

 
  
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Ok. It is your belief of your community and the right of your women to follow such beliefs should be respected
It is also a sad reminder that males cannot control their (as you have said) lust and cannot see a woman beyond being a sex symbol. Therefore a woman can feel liberated only when she has covered herself from head to toe.
Answered by Vikram, 16 Nov '11 08:08 pm

 
  
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She should dress as she wants !
Answered by prabir sanyal, 21 Nov '11 01:31 pm

 
  
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Modesty and chastity , very important ideologies with Islam, are achieved by prescribing standards on behavior and the dress of a Muslim. A woman who adheres to the tenets of Islam is required to follow the dress code called Hijab, other synonyms are Veil, Purdah, or just Covering. It is an act of faith and establishes a Muslim's life with honor, respect and dignity. The Hijab is viewed as a liberation for women, in that the covering brings about "an aura of respect" ) and women are recognized as individuals who are admired for their mind and personality, "not for their beauty or lack of it" and not as sex objects.

Contrary to popular belief, the covering of the Muslim woman is not oppression but a liberation from the shackles of male scrutiny and the standards of attractiveness. In Islam, a woman is free to be who she is inside, and immune from being portrayed as sex symbol and lusted after. Islam exalts the status of a woman by commanding that she "enjoys equal rights to those of ...more
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Answered by anil garg, 20 Nov '11 01:25 pm

 
  
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Thanks for the detailed information, friend
Answered by rajnikant raiyarela, 16 Nov '11 06:03 pm

 
  
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