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Hijabs 'a personal choice'

Here's an article which was published in Canada last month:

There may be exceptions, but a Halifax imam says that "the great majority of women, including youth who wear hijabs, do (so) out of their own conviction."

Jamal Badawi made the remarks in the wake of an Ontario murder earlier this week, after a teenaged girl was killed. Aqsa Parvez's father has been charged with her murder. Friends of the slain teenager said she frequently clashed with her family over wearing traditional Muslim clothing, including the hijab head scarf.

Badawi, the founder of the Islamic Information Foundation in Halifax, warned against the stereotyping of hijabs based on a few cases of intimidation. He has three daughters and several grand-daughters who wear the headscarves, and nobody forces them, he said.

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