‘It's a part of me, I feel naked without it': choice, agency and identity for Muslim women who wear the niqab

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Zempi, I;
(2016)

In the context of heightened suspicion and anti-Muslim stereotypes in a post-9/11 and 7/7 era, Muslim women who wear the niqab (face veil) are stigmatised, criminalised and marked as ‘dangerous’ to British/Western values. Several countries have imposed bans on the weari... View more
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