Thursday, May 26, 2011
The Jilbab is a very common sight throughout the Middle East and the Muslim world, yet for a very long time it has remained an object of mystery and is much debated in the west. Over the decades due to a strong influx of Muslims it has become a common sight on the streets of some western capitals. Jilbabs tend to be long robes which are used as an outer garment to cover the clothes which are worn in the privacy of the home with family or in all female gatherings.
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Saturday, May 21, 2011
The Jilbab has slowly become a symbol of strong assertion of an Islamic identity for women in the Muslim community worldwide. So much has been discussed and debated about this dress from it being a symbol of oppression subjugating them to will of a male dominated world view right down to restricting participation of women in society. It is symbol of modesty, Islamic status and a defensive measure against unwarranted sexual advances by promoting self respect, dignity and honour for women.
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Wednesday, May 11, 2011
They have answered all the critics by coming out with funky designs of Jilbab range from sportswear, casual wear, smart and elegant Jilbab designs. The latest introduction to this range has been a burkini which is a swimwear costume for women to wear in swimming pools and beaches. The evidence is clear to suggest that Jilbab is not a hindrance but required a creative approach to re-style it to suit the needs of the Muslim women of today.
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