Fidelity, Gender, and Islam

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Religious Studies 123
19 February 2011
Fidelity, Gender, and Islam
Islam is a religion in which unequivocal fidelity and gender discrimination are inherent. One example of how these beliefs come into contrast with the rest of the world is elucidated by the events of September 14, 2010. That day, the French Senate voted unanimously to ban the full body covering which Muslim females are often forced to wear, known as the
burqa
. The Islamic beliefs in the power of men to dictate the rights of women has created an environment for Muslim women in which many are only considered to have fidelity with the religion if they wear the
burqa
. This issue has certainly been a subject of...
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