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The Nuances of the Burqa

posted by Suzy Shuraym

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“The burqa can be seen as a tool to increase mobility and security, a nuance often missed in the outside world’s image of the garment. Assuming that a burqa-clad woman is not empowered and in need of liberation is a naïve construct.”

So says the Lonely Planet guidebook on Afghanistan.

Agree? Disagree?

Have you ever worn a burqa?



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