A Hijab Doesn't Automatically Make a Woman Into a Symbol

In the post 9/11 world, where everyone loves to fall back on a clash of the civilizations explanation for Why We Don't Get Along with "The Muslim World," one group of people tend to get a lot of attention in the midst of the cultural debate: veiled women. They have become the focal point of countless debates on… » 6/26/13 1:40pm 6/26/13 1:40pm

French Senate Approves Burqa Ban

The vote was 246 to 1, banning any veils that cover the face. A person wearing a veil can be fined 150€ ($190). Force a woman to wear a niqab or burqa and spend a year in prison. » 9/14/10 4:30pm 9/14/10 4:30pm

Price Of Beauty: Jessica Wears Short-Shorts To Meet Veiled Women

Last night's episode of The Price Of Beauty focused on Morocco, and Jessica found herself being criticized for showing off her legs. » 4/13/10 1:00pm 4/13/10 1:00pm