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Burqa: protecting women's modesty or instrument of repression?

Video by Anne-Isabelle TOLLET

Latest update : 2009-07-09

In Pakistan, the burqa is associated with protecting women's modesty by hiding their faces, hands, wrist and ankles from people other than their family members. In Western society it symbolises women's repression.

Date created : 2009-07-07

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