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How People in Muslim Countries Prefer Women to Dress in Public
Pew Research ^ | JANUARY 8, 2014 | JACOB POUSHTER

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 Michigan’s 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 women’s dress as a visual preference. Each respondent was given a card depicting six styles of women’s 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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TOPICS: Hobbies; Local News
KEYWORDS: burqa; islam; mohammedanism
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1 posted on 01/11/2014 2:57:40 PM PST by nickcarraway
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To: nickcarraway

No Miley Cyrus pic?


2 posted on 01/11/2014 3:01:01 PM PST by ransomnote
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To: nickcarraway
This seems to work OK for nurses in the UK.....


3 posted on 01/11/2014 3:03:22 PM PST by spokeshave (OMG.......Schadenfreude overload is not covered under Obamacare :-()
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To: Tax-chick

Ping


4 posted on 01/11/2014 3:05:47 PM PST by nickcarraway
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To: nickcarraway

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.


5 posted on 01/11/2014 3:06:07 PM PST by Gen.Blather
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To: spokeshave

Islam: The REAL war on women.


6 posted on 01/11/2014 3:07:04 PM PST by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both.)
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To: Lazamataz

Ping.


7 posted on 01/11/2014 3:07:19 PM PST by Army Air Corps (Four Fried Chickens and a Coke)
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To: ransomnote

Those naughty Saudis want to see eyes.

The pervs.


8 posted on 01/11/2014 3:07:43 PM PST by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both.)
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To: Gen.Blather

The shoe bomber and others were Muslim, but not Arab.


9 posted on 01/11/2014 3:08:18 PM PST by nickcarraway
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Anyone else surprised that Lebanon is less strict than Turkey.


10 posted on 01/11/2014 3:08:22 PM PST by Viennacon
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11 posted on 01/11/2014 3:08:59 PM PST by Berlin_Freeper (Mia San Mia)
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i’m still trying to figure out what business is it of the u of Michigan why or how people dress in another country.


12 posted on 01/11/2014 3:11:15 PM PST by willywill
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To: nickcarraway

The look lady #5 is rocking is very attractive.


13 posted on 01/11/2014 3:11:45 PM PST by Wyrd bi ful ard (Gone Galt, 11/07/12----No king but Christ! Don't tread on me!)
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To: nickcarraway

Afghanistan is 99.8% muslim but it didn’t make the list? And they thought the Afghan chadiri was chic.


14 posted on 01/11/2014 3:12:05 PM PST by South40 (Liberalism is a Disease)
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To: spokeshave
Surprise!
15 posted on 01/11/2014 3:12:11 PM PST by Berlin_Freeper (Mia San Mia)
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To: spokeshave
the reason they hide behind a veil.


16 posted on 01/11/2014 3:12:15 PM PST by piroque ("In times of universal deceit, telling the truth becomes a revolutionary act")
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To: Viennacon

I’m not. After WWII, Lebanon actually entered the civilized world — briefly.


17 posted on 01/11/2014 3:13:18 PM PST by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both.)
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To: BenLurkin

Yeah, but with Hezbollah running around, you’d think they’d have become more fundamentalist. Then again, Sunnis are different to Shiites.


18 posted on 01/11/2014 3:14:33 PM PST by Viennacon
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To: spokeshave

That’s a Nurse? There goes my blood pressure!


19 posted on 01/11/2014 3:18:51 PM PST by lee martell
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To: GeronL; KC_Lion; SkyDancer

Ping


20 posted on 01/11/2014 3:19:38 PM PST by Army Air Corps (Four Fried Chickens and a Coke)
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