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A Woman’s Worth

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A Woman’s Worth

It’s aggravating sometimes. Aggravating to the maximum extent. But in that same moment of aggravation, when you take a step back – you can’t even help but downright pity them. I was in an international airport recently and at the security belt I happened to be with another Muslim family that included three women – a mother and her two daughters. The mother was wearing a jilbab with buttons across the front – a Muslimah traveler common mistake – which puts you at risk for being asked to “kindly remove your ‘coat.'” When you try to convince, explain, and even show that the “coat” is in reality not an external piece of clothing but the “clothing itself” – you seldom win.

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