Wed, 30/07/2014 - 12:56am
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Topic “Veil”

Morals Lost Over a Piece of Cloth?

I wear the Niqaab (veil covering the face) and I often get looks. I don’t mind people looking at me, however, when they stare it does annoy me somewhat.


Stripping a Woman

Woman wearing a Burka

It is highly patronising when men get together and decide they know what is best for a woman, as has happened with the whole niqaab debacle.


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You have to make more noise than anybody else, you have to make yourself more obtrusive than anybody else, you have to fill all the papers more than anybody else, in fact you have to be there all the time and see that they do not snow you under, if you are really going to get your reform realised.

— Emmeline Pankhurst

one of the founders of the British suffragette movement (1858 - 1928)