To veil or not to veil, Islamic women face tough choices
The Jakarta Post
When Wina decided to shed her jilbab, the headscarf symbolizing, for most people, a woman’s commitment to Islam, her husband commented, “It’s up to you, but it’s degrading.”
She said some of her colleagues at work started gossiping and were cynical toward her following her decision to remove the scarf after three years wearing it.
Wina, a thirty something Jakarta resident, ...