If it is so important to cover up, there must be something worth covering up and hiding from men. Shelina Janmohamed, author of Love in a Headscarf, explains how women are leading the way in her faith when it comes to understanding sexuality. On the streets, though, it seems more likely that it will simply lead to increased harassment. Courses like the one being run by Jenny are few and far between. A year-old in a scarf could pass for 16 to the casual observer, making her "woman" enough to be harassed.
A Muslim woman character is central to the book 'No Sex in the City'.
This trend of young Muslim girls wearing the hijab is disturbing
But push on I will. Sexual Guidance for Married Couples. Some are drawn to reactionary dogma, and preachers while a good number have thrown themselves into political Islam to resist and combat western hegemonies — or so the story goes. And to even begin such discussions, what is needed is a healthy dose of facing up to the fact that how Muslims live their lives is not necessarily the same as the Islamic ideals they aspire to. Muslim feminists of the past critiqued and repudiated the veil. Threads collapsed expanded unthreaded.