face veil

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Noun1.face veil - a piece of more-or-less transparent material that covers the faceface veil - a piece of more-or-less transparent material that covers the face
head covering, veil - a garment that covers the head and face
niqab - a face veil covering the lower part of the face (up to the eyes) worn by observant Muslim women
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We also realized quite early on that women who wear Niqab, the face veil, suffered more aggressive incidents - there was something about the face veil that in a way brought out the worst in the perpetrator.
It also suggested refusing asylum or citizenship to full-face veiled women, considering coercion to wear face-covering veils as a reason for asylum requests, issuing a parliamentary resolution denouncing Muslim full-face veils and creating a national school of Islamic studies ("France MP's report backs Muslim face veil bans" 2010, Davies 2010a, Bremner 2010).
Abu Dhabi: The stabbing death of an American teacher in the capital is fostering wider repercussions on residents across the country as many women who don the traditional abaya and face veil are reporting increased distrust when they go out.
Sex and Saudi Way of Appearing Provocative How does a lady appear sexy if they are confined to a face veil and a long, flowing choir robe in public?
The poll found that three-quarters (76%) said they were unsure of how to relate to women wearing the full face veil.
I AM glad to hear that there will probably be a debate about the face veil worn by Moslem women as so many of us are undecided about the question.
HAS no one realised that wearing full face veil and covering hands and body in black garments is actually a health hazard waiting to happen?
Abou Bakr said that she may have made a mistake but that she didn't expect people to take advantage of the fact that she wears a face veil to make a point.
Maurits Berger, professor of Islam in the contemporary West at Leiden University, said only a few hundred women wear the full face veil in the Netherlands.
The group demanded that mixed sex classes end and that female students wear the full face veil or niqab.
A third woman who wears an Islamic face veil in spite of the ban has announced she wants to run for president in next year's elections.
Under the law proposed by the government of New South Wales, which includes Sydney, a woman who defies police by refusing to remove her face veil could be sentenced to a year in prison and fined 5,500 Australian dollars ($5,900).