Category: Islam

Social Implications of Hijab

Society is dynamic. In terms of values, ideals, perceptions, and norms, ideologies are constantly changing and therefore, alter our perceptions and the way we interact with one another. One of the major issues in regards to these changing perceptions pertains to Islam.

In particular, Muslim women face several impasses because of the hijab, which makes them easily visible, and susceptible to more scrutiny. The social implications that coincide with wearing the hijab represent the way in which, society collectively passes judgment and appoints certain behavioral standards for certain individuals.

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