under burkha

Stories of the extraordinary women of Afghanistan

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22 Nov 2012 | BY Ruhani Kaur

In deciding to wear the hijab, a woman makes a statement about herself as much as about the society she lives in

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1 Jul 2011

“The burkha has undergone a change. Educated women have helped us turn it into a fashion accessory”

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13 May 2011

Sirin Middya, 24, refused to bow to the diktats of her students at Aliah University and don a burkha. In an Open exclusive, Sirin speaks about her fight.

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20 Aug 2010

In Europe’s furore over this garment worn by Muslim women, there is no clarity on why it should be banned, let alone how it gels with liberal values.

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27 May 2010 | BY Sajeda Momin

France is about to outlaw the hijab. India should follow suit

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25 Jun 2009 | BY CP Surendran
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