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Why do Muslim women cover their heads? Is this a sign of subjection?

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Asked by truth exposed, 24 Nov '12 01:17 pm
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Muslim women cover their heads because God so directed in His final book, the Glorious Qur'an. The head cover is specifically mentioned in 24:31. This instruction from God is only one aspect of a wider context of purity of thought and action for men and women!!
Answered by dharamender nebhnani, 24 Nov '12 01:27 pm

 
  
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Muslim women cover their heads because God so directed in His final book, the Glorious Quran
Answered by Quest, 24 Nov '12 01:20 pm

 
  
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They follow their religion.
Answered by harpreet, 24 Nov '12 01:25 pm

 
  
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Muslim women cover their heads because God so directed in His final book, the Glorious Quran. The head cover is specifically mentioned in .

This instruction from God is only one aspect of a wider context of purity of thought and action for men and women. Islam has very strict rules against adultery and fornication, and introduces many cautious measures to ensure the prevention and avoidance of such sins. One measure is the prescription that men and women should avoid intermingling as far as possible (see Quran 33:53). This is why men and women pray in separate areas or separate rows in the mosque.

Another measure is that men and women should cover the specified areas of their bodies the sight of which arouse sexual desire in others (see Quran

Yet another measure is that men and women should lower or turn their gaze away from looking at a person of the opposite sex (see Quran
The idea that the head covering is a sign of subjection of women is found not in the Quran but in an ...more
Answered by z, 24 Nov '12 01:18 pm

 
  
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The covering of the head I find is more a Saudi / Gulf tradition. IF u find Muslims in Syria, the "typical" attire is jeans and t-shirt. SAmarkand based Muslims also don't cover their heads. U can look up Muslims in the Soviet Union. Soviet Union didn't ban hijabs- Eastern Orthodox Christians in areas like Georgia covered their heads....
Answered by A Moin, 24 Nov '12 05:33 pm

 
  
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They can see through the veil but others can't see them.
Answered by dinkar shetty, 24 Nov '12 01:48 pm

 
  
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No
Answered by anil garg, 11 Oct '13 12:11 pm

 
  
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May stop , many stopped
Answered by alok khatore, 04 Jul '13 04:58 pm

 
  
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Now this system is becoming obsolete.
Answered by Flying Saucer, 29 May '13 10:48 pm

 
  
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