Skip to comments.How People in Muslim Countries Prefer Women to Dress in Public
Posted on 01/11/2014 2:57:40 PM PST by nickcarraway
An important issue in the Muslim world is how women should dress in public. A recent survey from the University of Michigans Institute for Social Research conducted in seven Muslim-majority countries (Tunisia, Egypt, Iraq, Lebanon, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia and Turkey), finds that most people prefer that a woman completely cover her hair, but not necessarily her face. Only in Turkey and Lebanon do more than one-in-four think it is appropriate for a woman to not cover her head at all in public.
The survey treated the question of womens dress as a visual preference. Each respondent was given a card depicting six styles of womens headdress and asked to choose the woman most appropriately outfitted for a public place. Although no labels were included on the card, the styles ranged from a fully-hooded burqa (woman #1) and niqab (#2) to the less conservative hijab (women #4 and #5). There was also the option of a woman wearing no head covering of any type.
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No Miley Cyrus pic?
Eventually, all Americans will be required to travel on airplanes in the nude because of Arab bombs. Only Arabs will be covered head to foot.
Islam: The REAL war on women.
Those naughty Saudis want to see eyes.
The shoe bomber and others were Muslim, but not Arab.
Anyone else surprised that Lebanon is less strict than Turkey.
i’m still trying to figure out what business is it of the u of Michigan why or how people dress in another country.
The look lady #5 is rocking is very attractive.
Afghanistan is 99.8% muslim but it didn’t make the list? And they thought the Afghan chadiri was chic.
I’m not. After WWII, Lebanon actually entered the civilized world — briefly.
Yeah, but with Hezbollah running around, you’d think they’d have become more fundamentalist. Then again, Sunnis are different to Shiites.
That’s a Nurse? There goes my blood pressure!
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