chadri


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chadri

(ˈtʃædriː)
n
(Clothing & Fashion) a shroud which covers the body from head to foot, usually worn by females in Islamic countries
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Yet, the girl clad in a chadri (burka) stands before him, hearing every shocking word.
The filmmakers found it difficult to interview the women, many of whom wore the traditional chadri (also called burka), a long garment that covers the body and face.
A chadri can cost so much that a whole community has to share one.
There were no health services before, there are none now, there was no education, there was no infrastructure and the women had to wear chadri.
SEARCH FOR SAFETY: Afghan families have been moving out of Kabul to escape American attacks HIDDEN AWAY: Under Taliban rule, Afghan women have to wear the all-covering chadri CATACLYSM: Sooner or later everyone knew America would strike back at those responsible for the New York attack
A symbolic gesture to the chadri the loose sack like garment that all Afghan women are now forced to wear.
On Tuesday she wore traditional Afghan women's attire, complete with the chadri - or drapelike veil - that Muslim women must wear whenever outside the home.
It's a strange man, so I have to put my chadri down,'' Pinson said, as she pulled down the long veil when a photographer entered her classroom.
In Afghanistan, women wear the chadri whenever they go out.
She refuses to forsake her religious principles, and her triumphant moment comes partly through her choice to wear a chadri (burka).