In Egypt, Deciding to Wear the Veil Isn’t Just a Personal Choice

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c. 2006 Religion News Service CAIRO, Egypt _ In the midst of a fiery debate over the implications of wearing veils, one young Egyptian woman made the decision about two weeks ago to wear a hijab, or head scarf, as a way to reconnect with Islam. Mai Esmat Mohamed, a 22-year-old self-admitted “rebellious Americanized girl,” […]

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