Why Muslim Have To Wear Hijab?
- Voleta Ducharme
The Hijab is an headcover that Muslim women wear to show modesty. This practice has been around for centuries and continues to be a way of life for many. Though there are many different reasons why people wear Hijab, they all stem from one simple principle: modesty
The Qur’an instructs Muslim women and men to dress modestly, and for some, the hijab is worn by Muslim girls and women to maintain modesty and privacy from unrelated males. According to the Encyclopedia of Islam and Muslim World, modesty concerns both men’s and women’s ‘gaze, gait, garments, and genitalia’.
Can non-Muslims wear hijab in Islam?
Islam does not restrict any woman to wear Hijab, it is considered to be a personal choice of a Muslim girl Hijab to wear it or not. It is a big and hard decision because once you take this decision, you do have to stay firm on it. Non Muslims do not have enough knowledge of the religion Islam so they believe what they see.
What is the difference between niqab and hijab?
Wearing a veil over the face is recognised by Muslim scholars as a highly recommended act of worship, whereas other Muslim scholars recognise the Niqab as an obligatory act of worship, just like wearing the Hijab. Are Muslim women forced to wear the Hijab?
What is a hijab (headscarf)?
In classical Arabic, the word Hijab is used to refer to a barrier or a curtain. However, in modern times it is usually used to refer to the headscarf Muslim women wear as part of the Islamic dress code. Why do Muslims wear a Hijab (headscarf)?