Behind the Muslim Veil: A Qualitative Analysis of Pakistani Female Students' Views towards Veiling

Yun Zhou

Abstract


The research is conducted after a ten-month stay in Islamabad, Pakistan. It intends to qualitatively demonstrate the veiled women’s own opinions towards issues regarding veiling and women’s rights in Islamic society. It also presents the functions of veils from a point of view of multiculturalism.
Key words: Veil; Islam Feminism; Women’s Rights; Multiculturalism

Résumé: Cette recherche est menée après un séjour de dix mois à Islamabad, au Pakistan. Il tente de démontrer qualitativement les propres opinions des femmes voilées à l'égard de questions liées au voile et aux droits de femmes dans la société islamique. Il présente également les fonctions de voile d'un point de vue du multiculturalisme.
Mots-Clés: voile islamique; féminisme; droits de femme; multiculturalisme

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gender

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3968%2Fj.ccc.1923670020100601.010

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