In Graphics: Muslim Veils


Subject:
Faiths , Fashion , Islam , Hats & Headwear

Description:
These graphics illustrate different types of veils worn by Muslim females. Veils include the hijab ("a square scarf that covers the head and neck but leaves the face clear"), niqab ("a veil for the face that leaves the area around the eyes clear"), burka ("covers the entire face and body"), and the al-amira, shayla, khimar, and chador. From the British Broadcasting Company (BBC).

Publisher:
British Broadcasting Company (BBC)

Language:
English

Source:
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/shared/spl/hi/pop_ups/05/europe_muslim_veils/html/1.stm


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