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hejab

(hɛˈdʒɑːb)
n
1. (Clothing & Fashion) a variant of hijab
2. (Islam) a variant of hijab
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Caption: MODERNIZING--Cartoonist Mana Neyestani took this perspective on the hejab controversy.
Hejab presented the public with a settlement blueprint, partially proposing a new ruling system, based on freedoms and justice and representation in power for all forces on the Syrian political spectrum.
It posts Hadiths and Quran versus about Islamic Hejab and clothes.
But the hugely popular page has not been limited to this symbolic gesture against forced hejab.
While in reality, even in the most religious families women do not wear hejab inside the house and female children are not supposed to have hejab even in public.
For example, about Hejab, while Shawghi confirmed having Hejab among his family and emphasized on necessity of this issues for courtier customs of that time in the elegy of "Saddah", but when he was released from those customs, he composed other elegies breaking that elegy.
Dr Rolla Dashti is the other woman besides Dr Aseel Al Awadhi who are attacked in the parliament because of not wearing the Hejab, and when I asked her about that point, her answer was; let them say what they want, we are here to talk about people needs, not what to wear or not.
21) In spite of creating venues for women's education, she remained staunchly traditional on the issues of segregation of sexes and abiding by the rules of hejab.
The center of cultural and artistic creations of Institute for the Intellectual Development of Children and Young Adults, is located in Hejab street.
The only "benefits" offered to them have been forced seclusion in their own homes, the obligatory hejab dress code, dismissal from many public office jobs, medieval polygamy and second-class citizenship in their own country.
The ratified members are Hassan Mahmoud Ali, Zuheir al-Saheb al-Kenani, Sabah Roumi Enad al-Akeli, Aad Hatef Jabbar a-Samerai, Fattah Kamel al-Shemri, Jalil Khalil Shukr, Soliman Abdullah Abd al-Qurra Daghi, Jadoua Jassem Mohammad al-Douri, Saadi Sadeq Ahmad al-Ubeidi, Hamed Sahi Shamkhi al-Sudani, Muqdad Badr Hamad al-Qadi, Muthanna Ahmad Jassem al-Shafei, Zaidoun Saadon Bashar al-Saadi, Faeq Zidan, Saleh Jabr al-Zuheiri, Mohammad Ragab al-Kabesi, Jassem dawood Ubeid, Hejab Ibrahim Ahmad, Abdulqader Mohammad Ahmad, Abd Nayel Awad al-Saeedi, Hamed Ubeid Hagoul, Nejm Ahmad Abdullah al-Duleimi," the statement added.
Remarks of IARCSC officials came days after the Afghanistan Ulema Council said women observe hejab and avoid meeting men at offices and schools and other public places.