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How people in Muslim countries prefer women to dress in public

How people in Muslim countries prefer women to dress in public | Geography Education | Scoop.it
Even as publics in many of the surveyed Muslim-majority countries express a clear preference for women to dress conservatively, many also say women should be able to decide for themselves what to wear.
Seth Dixon's insight:

In my world regional geography class I have 15 weeks to teach about everything in the whole world...no pressure.  Clearly, this course is designed to be a mile wide and an inch deep and I can't teach the nuanced details for each country.  However, one thing that I try to reinforce every semester is that their is a tremendous about of diversity within regions.  No country, region, ethnic or religious group is perfectly homogenous. 


TagsMiddle East, regions, gender, culture, Islam, perspectiveculture, religion.

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Mr. Lavold's curator insight, January 18, 12:35 PM

We've been discussing the Quebec Charter of Values and the limits it places on diversity in the Quebec landscape. Isn't it interesting that such legal limitations do not exist in many of the Muslim countries around the world.

mjonesED's curator insight, January 18, 5:02 PM

For our colleagues who might be traveling in the middle east.

Tracy Galvin's curator insight, May 5, 2:57 PM

I am not sure if it is because I am an independently raised western woman but this whole article seems to completely address women as property.  I realize that some countries are much stricter than others but it is not something I can comprehend.

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