Women were only rarely seen on the streets and almost all wore a chadri
, the long, pleated, garment that covered them from the top of their head to their ankles.
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.
Sometimes spelled Chadri
. (n1, 57)." Given that I am discussing Aghanistan, I have used the term chadari here, though I have left burqa wherever it was used in quoted text.
Poor women are killed if they cannot afford a voluminous chadri
or burqa to cover up.
They are made to wear a long shroud, called a burqa or chadri, which covers them from head-totoe.
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.
A symbolic gesture to the chadri
the loose sack like garment that all Afghan women are now forced to wear.
And the chadri
the two Americans donned to visit Afghanistan were so alien that their bodyguards "could not stop teasing us about how clumsy we were when our eyes were covered with cloth." Finding a translator in a land where women are forbidden to speak to strange men was another problem.
She refuses to forsake her religious principles, and her triumphant moment comes partly through her choice to wear a chadri