Shortly thereafter about 30 individuals assaulted the Banning of burqa officers by throwing objects at them. The representatives reported instances of some women deciding to file complaints against their husbands once informed of their rights; of some others stating that they were waiting for the law to come into force so that it would compel their husbands to release them from wearing the veil; and of some others stopping the wearing of the facial veil outright after the information meetings.
He stated that the full facial covering "has no place in France, a country where women have been voting since " and that "the burqa is a prison for women, a tool of sexist domination and Islamist indoctrination".
In the last preparatory phase, larger meetings and public debates were organised. One of the protestors, Kenza Driderstated that she was "just expressing [her] freedom to be. It raises the question of the type of society that we want to live in. According to Articles 9 and 10 of this framework for European human rights, all European women should have the right to freedom of expression and, according to Article 14, should be protected from discrimination based on religious and other discriminatory grounds.
Yet people still stress the importance of debating the ban on the burqa, a piece of clothing worn by an extremely small number of Muslim women.
Prosecutors responded to the press that she could face two years in prison and a fine of up to 32, Euros.
The Burqa successfully isolates abuse victims, cuts them off from any prospective support networks and prevents anyone on the outside from even realizing what is being done to them.
I would like to provide an example from my own experience filming a woman from Dallas, Texas, who wears the abaya for her own self-respect. Map current as of National ban — country bans women from wearing full-face veils in public Local ban — cities or regions ban full-face veils Partial ban — government bans full-face veils in some locations The French Parliament began an initial inquiry on the issue shortly after President Nicolas Sarkozy stated in June that religious face veils were "not welcome" within France.
The implication is that the Burqa is meant to prevent such recognition from taking place.
Singling out the burqa directly stigmatizes Muslim women and only Muslim women. The Burqa also exposes women to blackmail and intimidation when they deviate from the standard of full body covering. Individuals are recognizable through personal attributes.
I used to feel dismayed when I saw some of the sisters in France wearing the niqab. Hind Ahmas, a protester against the law who was twice arrested for wearing a niqab.
Will she be turned into a criminal because of her own personal convictions and identity expression? For the boys, transforming a bluejeaned teen-age sister into a docile and observant "Muslim" virgin was a rite de passage into authority, the fast track to becoming a man, and more important, a Muslim man If radicals are prevented from making public statements about the inferiority of races, why should they be permitted to assert the inferiority of a gender.
The failure to be recognized as an individual is dehumanizing and deprives women of their role in civic life. None of them led to a punishment, though "fewer than 10" were going through the courts.Banning the burqa is an assault on the most basic human right of women having control over their own bodies and minds.
I believe that the burqa is not the problem but a symptom of a larger problem of women feeling oppressed by men and pressured to conform to the objectification of women's bodies in Western societies.
France, Belgium, Austria and most recently Denmark have banned the Burqa, with some going further and banning the Niqab as well. Despite the cries of racism and authoritarianism from left-wing activists and Muslim communities, all of these countries are still free and open democracies.
France banned Muslim headscarves and other conspicuous religious symbols from public schools inand banned full-face veils from all public spaces in President Nicolas Sarkozy declared, “It is a question of freedom and of women’s dignity. Burqa bans, headscarves and veils: a timeline of legislation in the west February Austria’s full-face veil ban is a kneejerk reaction to the rise of the far right.
Some researchers, however, say that the burqa bans increase isolation for many women and in fact may push an alienated minority further away. In some cases, the bans may contribute to security problems rather than help solve them.
Consider the case of France, one of. In Britain, former foreign secretary Boris Johnson has been called upon to apologize for comparing burqa-wearing women to “letter boxes," though he said he did not support banning the attire.
A number of European nations including France and Belgium have some form of ban on burqas on the books, while others, including Germany, have mooted the idea.Download