The way Muslim women should dress in public has been a strongly debated topic in recent months.
a new study has now revealed what the citizens of different Muslim
countries believe is appropriate female dress - and how widely views
differ between them.
survey was conducted across seven countries - Tunisia, Egypt, Iraq,
Lebanon, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia and Turkey - which all have a majority
And the research from the University of
Michigan’s Institute for Social Research found that most residents in
these countries prefer women to cover their hair with a traditional
hijab, al-Amira or head scarf rather than cover their entire face with a full
burqa or niqab.