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  1. Hijab is a Muslim term that translates as “veil” or “curtain.” It is a type of head covering that is worn by women and men to protect themselves against harassment and other unwanted attention. In Muslim countries, it is compulsory for female Muslims to wear the hijab. However, it is optional for males, and not all women wear it.

    In other words Hijab simple mean is a cloth that cover your head including hairs and your face. The practice of Hijab was developed in the Middle East in response to nationalist movements. It also became a symbol of others to the West in the Middle East and North Africa. In addition to a religious symbol and it has become a cultural tradition.

    Today, the hijab is worn by some Muslim immigrants in Europe as well as by a growing number of women who are trying to express their religious identity. Many people consider this a sign of cultural piety and freedom of religious expression. There is also a controversy surrounding to this hijab practice.

    Some Islamic women feel pressured to wear the hijab to convince them about that hijab is important in Islam. They also have insecurities about their appearance and their own self-esteem.

    But, the hijab is a symbolic act of submission to Allah. By having a scarf around head reminds women to keep their faith, be honest and be generous.

  2. hijab is for womens in islam to cover there bodies by a cloth the meaning of hijab in arabic language is covering

  3. The Qur’an instructs Muslim women and men to dress modestly, and for some, the hijab is worn by Muslim girls and women to maintain modesty and privacy from unrelated males. According to the Encyclopedia of Islam and Muslim World, modesty concerns both men’s and women’s “gaze, gait, garments, and genitalia”.

  4. Hijab is a head covering traditionally worn by Muslim women in public and in the presence of men outside of their immediate family. It is commonly understood to be a symbol of modesty, privacy, and morality. The exact interpretation and requirements of hijab can vary among different cultures and Islamic sects. Some Muslim women choose to wear hijab as a personal expression of their faith, while others may feel compelled to do so due to societal or familial pressure

  5. According to Islam, Muslim women have to wear the curtain to protect themselves from harassment and its causes and effects.

  6. Literal meanings of hijab may correlate to a head covering, garment or veil. But the concept of Hijab is in fact derived from the Islamic commandment of segregation between men and women. Islam discourages and prohibits any uncontrolled and unlawful contact with opposite gender both in public and private sphere. But does allow women to go outside for their needs with the condition of hiding their beauty and protecting their chastity. Quran termed this segregation as Hijab (Al Quran 33;54). This s Quranic concept of Hijab or segregation then evolved into cultural symbol of Hijab. Today most of the Muslims consider hijab to be just a piece of garment and ignore the Quranic and traditional norms associated with the Hijab.

  7. hijab is for womens in islam to cover there bodies by a cloth the meaning of hijab in arabic language is covering. And in quran Allah mentioned for Muslims women when you go out side from your house kindly cover your face with cloth. It’s means that you are a different from all other women.

  8. The Quran instructs Muslim women and to dress modestly to maintain modesty and privacy from unrelated males.