Worn by some Islamic women to protect their modesty. It is not compulsory and women wear it by choice as an expression of their faith.
Headscarves or head scarves are scarves covering most or all of the top of a woman`s hair and her head. Headscarves may be worn for a variety of purposes, such as for warmth, for sanitation, for fashion or social distinction; with religious significance, to hide baldness, out of modesty, or other forms of social convention. == Types == Headscarve....Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Headscarf
(from the article `France`) ...Assembly`s approval on February 10, by a sweeping 494–36, of the ban on the wearing of ostentatious religious symbols in schools. This was ...Found on http://www.britannica.com/eb/a-z/h/27
a kerchief worn over the head and tied under the chinFound on https://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20974
A headscarf is a square piece of fabric, folded into a triangle and worn over the head and tied under the chin. They are traditionally a rural garment, but became popular as part of the folklore and peasant fashion trends of the 1970s.Found on http://www.probertencyclopaedia.com/browse/PH.HTM
- a kerchief worn over the head and tied under the chinFound on http://www.webdictionary.co.uk/definition.php?query=headscarf
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