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  • n. Alternative spelling of hijab.


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  • As the months have passed since the U.S.-led invasion, fewer women are daring to venture out without wearing a traditional Muslim head scarf, called a hejab in Arabic.

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  • After 35, the Iranian government is still struggling to institutionalize the notion of hejab in society.

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  • But today, many Muslim women in Egypt wear a head scarf called the hejab, and in more extreme cases they cover their entire faces.


  • I appreciate your comments and I understand your concerns but as far as I see it 'hejab' or 'hijab' is not a big deal in the humorous essay.

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  • About 100 Muslim women dressed in black "hejab" garments marched through Cape Town city centre on Thursday to protest against the Serbian policy of "ethnic cleansing" in

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • She wore hejab all right, but the kind of hejab that is 1 / 2 tanta * lama's expression, cracks me up each time Lol* … you know, ears neck hair showing, full makeup to work … how COME she is wearing a BOOSHYA!?

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  • But its women - even when shrouded in the hejab - are not free to pass through the street without being groped and catcalled.

    What happened to Lara Logan was unacceptable

  • She in the black hood of the Islamic Republic's hejab which for over 30 years has been the accepted form of official female attire by conservatives and reformists alike in Iran, is nestled in between the glamorous wives of Lebanon's state.

    Shirin Sadeghi: Women and Style in Iran

  • Most Iranian women do not wear the chador (the all-embodying hejab commonly associated with Shiism).

    Shirin Sadeghi: Women and Style in Iran

  • Many, perhaps most, of them would not even wear hejab were they not forced to by government decree.

    Shirin Sadeghi: Women and Style in Iran


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