Noun(1) a state of social isolation(2) the traditional Hindu or Muslim system of keeping women secluded(3) a screen used in India to separate women from men or strangers
(1) Learn to read, and while you are seated behind the purdah you may make a tour of the whole world.(2) On the contrary, teenage girls today are observing purdah .(3) He tried to liberate women from the practices of purdah (wearing a veil) as well as preaching strongly against the practice of sati (Hindu wife burning on her husbands funeral pyre).(4) he never required them to observe purdah(5) The memory of his grandmother's rousing speech to the electorate from behind the purdah when his mother contested in the elections is the event he recalls as the most moving in his life.(6) He deprecated the practice of purdah and sati, encouraged inter-caste alliances and remarriage of widows.(7) Traditionally, the custom of purdah (seclusion of women) was not followed.(8) she was supposed to be in purdah upstairs(9) During purdah they deliberately avoided issues that may breach purdah .(10) We hold separate gatherings in our home and observe purdah as much as possible so it isn't that we're looking for any way possible to go against the commandments of Allah.(11) He proposed abandonment of purdah and more freedom to women among the Maharashtra Sunni Muslim community.(12) More than purdah impacting a Muslim woman's mobility, it is the attitude of the men that puts shackles on their mobility - for education or work.(13) The Hurriyat recommends limited rights for women including the imposition of gender discrimination, purdah , segregation etc. as prescribed by the sharia.(14) The idea of purdah was acquired from Persian and Byzantine societies, which secluded women out of deference and honor, not in order to humiliate them.(15) Their wives wear burqas and observe strict purdah .(16) The woman in hijab - call it purdah , scarf, mafta, or whatever - doesn't throw herself as a poster for the oppressed womanhood.
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