Poushter, J. (2014, January 8). How people in Muslim countries prefer women to dress in public. Pew Research Center. https://www.pewresearch.org/fact-tank/2014/01/08/what-is-appropriate-attire-for-women-in-muslim-countries/
A survey conducted by the University of Michigan’s Institute for Social Research reveals the public opinion of individuals in Muslim majority countries regarding how women should dress in public. The survey suggests that most people prefer women to have their hair covered – wearing the hijab. Other opinions indicate that it is acceptable for women to not cover their hair and that women should have the choice whether they should be able to dress conservatively or not.
The Teaching Against Islamophobia resources were developed with funding support from the Law Foundation of BC, and the Centre for Comparative Muslim Studies at SFU.
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