THE MOSLEM WORLD: Beyond the Veil

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And tell the believing women to lower their gaze and be modest, and display of their adornment only that which is apparent, and to draw their veils over their bosoms, and not to reveal their adornment save to their own husbands . . . or their slaves or male attendants who lack vigor, or children who know naught of women's nakedness . . .

Men are in charge of women, because Allah hath made the one of them to excel the other.

—The Koran

In the Moroccan coastal city of Tangier, frenzied crowds...

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