Posted by: cochinblogger | February 11, 2010

Defending the Hijab?

=============================================================================================


I’d posted against the French ban on the hijab earlier, but I cannot agree with the above. I don’t see any “contempt for the wog” in the letter referred to in the article. Nor is anyone arguing that the “bare display of female flesh” is synonymous with emancipation. In fact, the smiling face in a hijab that adorns the article is also a “bare display of female flesh.”

Look, I agree that women have the right to wear the hijab if they choose to. But that does not mean I think they should wear it. Is the writer defending the practice of wearing the hijab?

Posted from Diigo .

Powered by Zoundry Raven


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

Categories

%d bloggers like this: