Headscarf Essays

  • Saree In Ancient India

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    One of the most sensual attires of a woman in India is undoubtedly the sari. It is along unstitched piece of cloth, usually 6 yards long that is draped in a set pattern. It accentuates the curves of a woman and the mid-riff is usually exposed. However, the way of draping a saree may differ from place to place. The way it is draped in the north may be slightly different from how it is draped in the south. It is available in a plethora of fibers, designs and colours. The sari is usually worn with a

  • Niqas Should Be Banned In Public Places Essay

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    In some places, such as in the Netherlands, they are enforcing the partial burka ban in public places. Trying to find a balance between people’s freedom to wear the clothes they want and the importance of mutual and recognizable communication. The ban only applies in specific situations where it is essential for people to be seen or for security reasons. The bill does not have any religious background. The European community is very divided in this issue, from banning it, or not to other countries

  • Love In A Headscarf Analysis

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    warning given by her buxom aunties and the quizzical looks given to her following the 9/11 attack. Lastly, this essay also covers the views of marriage in Islam and its importance to the mankind. This issue cannot be left out when discussing Love in a Headscarf as other important issues come to exist during her journey in searching for a life companion who is ready to be her partner in seeking the pleasure of Allah. The Islamic perspectives in this memoir are relatable to Muslim women especially to those

  • Armine Brand Headscarf Analysis

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    Recently, I saw a billboard which advertises Armine brand headscarf. There were three young women, wearing headscarves and riding a bright red car. It was not realistic, I thought. You can’t see three conservative women driving in a fancy car alone at night. It was like magazine covers, the superwomen pictures, which are also not realistic. We know that these superwomen are not real but we still want to be like them secretly or without notice. You can say, what is wrong with this? Trying to be as

  • Analysis Of Shelina Janmohamed's 'Love In A Headscarf'

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    Islam and feminism are two of the main issues that are often raised and debated in intellectual discourses when it comes to Islam. According to the Free Dictionary (n.d.), feminism is defined as the belief in or advocacy of women’s social, political and economic rights, especially those that surround the equality of the sexes. The 21st century feminism is considered as radical feminism as it views patriarchy as the cause of oppression on women. Moreover, it also opposes the existing social and political

  • What Does My Headscarf Mean To You Analysis

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    Everybody has unconscious bias. But what role does it play in our daily lives? And how does it affect us? In the TED talk “What Does My Headscarf Mean to You”, speaker Yassmin Abdel-Magied aims to encourage the audience to acknowledge that everyone has unconscious bias, and to look past their own bias in order to promote equal opportunity, particularly when it comes to the workplace. “We all have our own biases. They’re the filters through which we see the world around us.” (Abdel-Magied, 2:06) Everyone

  • Literature Review On Modesty And Humility

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    Literature Review: In an article about modesty and humility by Schlumpf, he says that some people believe that Paul states in the bible that if those who don’t wear a veil while praying are then deemed as prostitutes, which he says that biblical scholars states it is untrue. The scholars say that they don’t have to follow what was in practice in the first-century, as it has no meaning. He also states that wearing the veiling in Islam is backwards and that it is not a step in the right direction and

  • Religious Symbolism Research Paper

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    of religious symbols and expression. Supportersof the limitation of religious symbolizm claim that religious group who wear headscarf isolate themselves from modern society. To look different from others has negative side effects on humans and they feel themselves under the pressure. However, this difference creates the self-confident on people. The women who wear headscarf believ that God will appreciate their behavior and they will live in better world after died. It gives them reason to live

  • Modest Argumentative Essay

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    Modesty, this word has a lot of controversy. This word is really a big issue right now. There are so much going on in within this issue, the pro and contra, feminism, social, political and also ethnical issue. I can say that this is a quite interesting issue to write and to read, so let’s start with this essay. What is modesty? Base on oxford dictionary modest (of a woman) is, dressing or behaving so as to avoid impropriety or indecency, especially to avoid attracting sexual attention. Modest (of

  • Testimony Sonny Singh Summary

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    components of prejudice Sonny Singh has experienced as stated in this article and have many examples that I can quote here from my life. However, for the sake of this discussion I want to share a recent experience of one of my friends who wears a hijab (headscarf) and is a doctor practicing medicine in New York. Covering the head with a head scarf is a religious

  • Human Rights Case Study: Headscarves And French Schools

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    My opinion is built on the fact that the requirement is a fundamental part of their religious beliefs. They believe that wearing the headscarf is a sign of modesty, and contrary to false narratives, some Muslim men also wear scarves on their head (Arabs in America, n.d). The fact that Muslim men also wear headscarves negates the argument about female oppression. Secondly, while the tenants

  • Men's Style In The 1960s

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    tunics and capes. People would not have considered the venture into dream just a several years previously. The late 60s introduced a whole new variety of designs for men. In 1969 seeing a man use a headscarf was very common. But it wasn’t a big, made of wool headscarf of nowadays, it was a soft silk headscarf that was linked like a reduce

  • Essay On Religious Tolerance

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    The U.S. has always built itself up as one of the heralds of religious freedom, being one of the first countries to allow anyone to express any religion around whomever they want however they want (as long as it’s with U.S. law of course).Many religious peoples today even hold jobs, businesses, and even can become president without fear of being discriminated against! Unfortunately the U.S. was not a kindly to other religions in its early days, many still call it a christian nation, and based on

  • Islamic Tourism In Aceh Case Study

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    INTRODUCTION Aceh is one of provinces in Indonesia located at the northern end of Sumatera, close to the Andaman and Nicobar Islands of India which is separated by Andaman Sea. Its capital is Banda Aceh. The Aceh autonomy was declared on 2001. Since that time, Aceh has special rights on some aspects regulated. Besides that, Aceh is not only known as its autonomy and implementation of Syariah law, later in 2004 were known as area hardest-hit by tsunami disaster, and then now it is famous with its

  • Oppression Quotes In Persepolis

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    Oppression can be defined as “the prolonged cruel or unjust treatment or exercise of authority.” This can be clearly seen throughout Persepolis, particularly against the women in Iran, but also towards the poorer socioeconomic classes. The veil and the plastic key painted gold are major symbols featured prominently in the graphic novel, outlining the significance of oppression and its role in Marjane’s life. They help Satrapi vividly present some of the events and issues that transpire, giving the

  • Feminism In Islam And Feminism

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    and falsely innovated by some ecclesiastics (Zidan, 2016). In regards to our introductory issue, a feminist text of Shelina Janmohamed’s Love in a Headscarf is being reviewed and analyzed on how the author used ideas in Islam to argue for woman’s right. Issues There are many issues on feminism arise in Shelina Janmohamed‟s literary debut Love in a Headscarf. The memoir introduces the readers with a new picture of Muslim women living in Britain and West at large as the author found that many books available

  • Themes I Am Malala Yousafzai

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    I Am Malala Themes The book I Am Malala: How One Girl Stood Up for Education and Changed the World written by Malala Yousafzai is a memoir about her life as a Pashtun in Pakistan, and how the Taliban takes over her town. She grew up being an advocate for women's rights in Pakistan. Her activism drove the Taliban attempt to execute her but she survived. Three important themes come up during her book: religion, survival, and fame, power, and the importance of role models. The theme religion impacts

  • What Role Does Identity Play In Religion Essay

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    As a fact to illustrate, when identity plays a role in religion is with Muslim women’s, who continue to keep wearing their headscarf. Each of us is born with different traits, which distinguishes us among each other’s, and thus we should be open to differences in humanity and try to understand the community we live in. Hence, each of us should maintain the identity, which we were

  • Discrimination On Sikhs Research Paper

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    RACISM ON SIKHS On the off chance that you have a contrary state of mind towards somebody in light of race or ethnicity instead of individual experience, you may be blamed for partiality. Partiality is astoundingly like its Latin root in structure and significance; the Latin praejudicium signifies "judgment ahead of time." A racial bias is a pessimistic state of mind towards a gathering of individuals taking into account race — not on direct learning or experience. On the off chance that you bias

  • Red Sorghum Analysis

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    The Difference of color use of red in “Red Sorghum” and “Raise the Red Lantern” There are numerous uses of red in "Red Sorghum" and " Raise the Red Lantern " to express the emotion or characteristics of the objects which related to the theme, but both effects seem different, that the red used in the "Red Sorghum" brings a full of excitement, while the other gives the audience a sense of chill. This difference stems from the association of the red itself, and applied to what things and the characteristics