Women of Islam - Veiling & Seclusion

Women of Islam - Veiling & Seclusion

Available on Prime Video
Filmmaker Farheen Umar travels to Pakistan, Iran, Turkey and USA to discover why some Muslim women cover their face or hair. This PBS documentary explores origins of veiling (hijab) in Muslim culture and confronts stereotypes and misconceptions about women in the religion of Islam. Are Muslim women oppressed into covering and barred from public life? Is this an imposed practice or a choice?