Unformatted text preview: The women had to cover themselves up in clothes, covering at least half their body. This was to keep their sense of modesty and it was disrespectful to Allah. This is all based on the Qur’an verse XXIV: 31 which says, “And say to the believing women that they should lower their gaze and guard their modesty…that they should draw their veils over their bosoms and not display their beauty.” Although nowadays, most Muslim women have changed their clothing to Western style, but some still follow their religion about their dress....
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- Spring '11
- Islam, Qur'an, Qur’an verse XXIV