The burka issue

IB English B: The burka issue

You are what you wear ... Our clothing is chosen not just as protection from the weather, but as a statement of who we are - which includes what we believe in, which social rules we chose to observe, and as a consequence, which social group we identify with. This page picks up on the "burka", as representative of types of clothing which express the role and status of women. Does such clothing express a women"s identity...


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