a matter of perspective

on June 23, 2006 with 0 comments »

What might be deemed a symbol of subjugation to some foreign cultures is a statement of individuality to the ones that wear them. Highlights cultural differences that not everyone understands before judging someone else...

Safaa Faisal travels through Egypt to find out why women there are increasingly choosing to wear Hejab, the Muslim veil, as a statement of their individuality. Listen to this BBC programme to understand this apparent paradox better