[sex] dress codes

Morocco is making major changes to religious education, in particular regarding whether young girls should wear headscarves.
Please join us for a reception for the WLUML exhibition "Dress codes & modes - women’s dress in some Muslim countries and communities," on 28 September, 5.30-7.30pm in the EVDS Gallery of the University of Calgary.
Headscarves can elicit many questions. Shazeera Ahmad Zawawi, a 27-year-old female Malaysian Muslim, fields them all the time.
Please join us for a unique cultural and political exhibit ""Dress codes & modes - women’s dress in some Muslim countries and communities."
They are unlikely to grace any catwalk or adorn the figures of supermodels, but the latest in Islamic fashions got top billing from Iran's religious authorities in an exhibition and countering the influence of western clothing.
To a passer-by, the dress and demeanor of Lilis Lindawati would have attracted little attention as she waited in the dark in this busy industrial city for a ride home.
You are invited to view the WLUML exhibition "Dress codes & modes - women’s dress in some Muslim countries and communities."
An opinion piece by Ambika Satkunanathan on the use of culture to control women and their sexuality.
Iran's Islamic authorities are preparing a crackdown on women flouting the stringent dress code in the clearest sign yet of social and political repression under President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad.
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