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Chador

 

a white, blue, or, sometimes, black covering in which Muslim women used to wrap themselves from head to foot when they left the house. Only the eyes remained uncovered. The criador was worn by a number of peoples in Iran, Afghanistan, Azerbaijan, and the Arab countries, including Yemen and Iraq. It was used mainly in the cities. The chador is still worn by some women in Iran, Afghanistan, and certain Arab countries.

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My introduction to the morality squad began with shouts and threats and ended with fruit juice and a hug from a lady cop in a black chador that covered bleached blonde hair and a snug red leather jacket.
Some women arrive in long black chadors and take off their outer layer before ordering, but prefer to keep their veils on.
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Women lost the social gains they had made under the Shah, and were forced to wear head coverings and full-body cloaks called chadors.
Leaving their veils and chadors at the door, these young women left their uniformity behind once a week to read forbidden books from the Western canon.
At a Muslim women's centre last week volunteers, staff and clients spanned the full spectrum of Islamic dress from bare heads to full black chadors with only small slits for the eyes.
Women were shedding black chadors, and forbidden satellite TV channels were avidly watched.
Many women now wear makeup and colorful scarves instead of chadors.
Female models in her class were forced to pose in chadors that kept them completely hidden.
The women were wrapped in black chadors, only their bright, dark eyes and grinning lips peeking through.
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