Secrets Behind the Burqa (Paperback)
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Short Description for Secrets Behind the Burqa The book goes behind the scenes into the lives of Muslim women, showing how these are very different from those of Western women and revealing the rules, pressures and tensions that they face. It describes how Islamic concepts of honor and shame can oppress and endanger women and how arranged and forced marriages can be life-threatening for them.
- Published: 01 December 2008
- Format: Paperback 145 pages
- ISBN 13: 9780978714147 ISBN 10: 0978714148
- Sales rank: 227,447
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Full description for Secrets Behind the Burqa
This book goes behind the scenes into the lives of Muslim women and reveals a secret world that is unknown to outsiders. It shows how their lives are very different from those of Western women and reveals the tensions and stresses that Muslim women often face within their families and societies. The author describes how the little understood concepts of honour and shame can oppress and endanger women, and how arranged and forced marriages can be life-threatening situations.