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A Muslim woman explains why she has chosen to wear the Hijab, not out of repression, but liberation

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By: Sultana Yusufali

Source: http://thedeenshow.com

I probably do not fit into the preconceived notion of a “rebel”. I have no visible tattoos and minimal piercing. I do not possess a leather jacket. In fact, when most people look at me, their first thought usually is something along the lines of “oppressed female.” The brave individuals who have mustered the courage to ask me about the way I dress usually have questions like: “Do your parents make you wear that?” or “Don’t you find that really unfair?”

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