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hejab

(hɛˈdʒɑːb)
n
1. (Clothing & Fashion) a variant of hijab
2. (Islam) a variant of hijab
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For example, in an interview with The New York Times in 2003, she sharply criticized mandatory hejab. "I'm sorry to say that the chador was forced on women," only wear it because of my family status."
LAHORE -- Pir Syed Kabir Ali Shah, Amir of the Aalmi Chadar Orh Tehrik, on Sunday presided over the 13th Hejab Conference at Alhamra Art Centre, warning all concerned that Muslims would not compromise on the law about finality of prophethood at any cost.
LONDON, Sept 7 (KUNA) -- Riad Hejab, the general coordinator the High Negotiations Committee of the Syrian Opposition (HNC), on Wednesday called on the international community to take "serious steps" to resolve the Syrian crisis.
Darulhejab (home to hejab) is an Islamic women clothes selling point and modeling center in Kabul city.
But the hugely popular page has not been limited to this symbolic gesture against forced hejab. It has turned into an effective platform for many Iranian girls and women -- those silent members of Iranian society whose voices had not been heard in either domestic or foreign media.
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.
(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. It was due to this heightened sense of modesty that she did not use her surname on her writings.
Thalija Hejab (3.93m) of Pakistan School came on top in the high jump, finishing ahead of runner-up Roza Hassan (3.70) of Al Noor International School and Andaleep Ishtiaq (3.54) of Ordu School, who were second and third, respectively.
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.