Dress Code Series: Freedom From Religion

In previous posts, I have written briefly about “freedom of religion” in relation to the burqa. In this post, I will be doing an in-depth examination of “Freedom of Religion” in relation to women’s rights and specifically in relation to women’s “Dress Code”. I will start by taking a look at the First Amendment of the United States as it …

Women’s Issue: The Burqa and Harassment

As you may know, many women say that they wear the burqa in order not to get harassed by men. At the same time, women who do not wear the burqa still do not want to get harassed by men. Hence, it is safe to assume that no woman wants to get harassed by men. Men, unfortunately, still harass women …

Dress Code Part One: The Hijab And the West

This is the first part of my “Dress Code” blog series. Before I move on to examining western clothing and the hijab separately, in this paper I will be speaking about the similarities between them.  I am using colored text to highlight the connection between the two sides while trying to keep the information easier to understand if you are …