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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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.
A pesar de ello, quedaba fijada una norma decisiva para el islamismo, cualquiera que fuese la variante de su aplicacion, desde el simple hiyab al chadri o burkha afgano.
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.
En Afganistan, los talibanes impusieron el codigo vestimentario a todas las mujeres: el burka o chadri, esa especie de tienda de campana individual con un enrejado a la altura de los ojos, sin el cual esta prohibido salir de casa.
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 (burka).