Tuesday, July 22, 2008

Islam and the great Turkish headscarf war

...the head is the site of our brains, our faces, our individuality. To cover it in public implies sublimation, a need to be hidden, disregarded, subordinate to male authority under the guise of religious observance. The degree to which women are covered in any Muslim country is a reliable index of their oppression.

To read the complete article visit The Times Online

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