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Are NUNS forced to wear Head Scarves ?

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Submitted by Nishi (India), Jun 16, 2008 at 23:27

Mr. Pipes

Kindly enlighten the world about the fact that why Mother Mary was shown in all her statues wearing a VEILor head scarve ? Why Nuns are regularly wearing head scarves and full body covered dresses? Are they being forced by someone to do or they were being asked to do this to hide their curves from prying eyes of male chauvinists of Christian society?

Any how explain because I am very much concerned about their rights as an individual to live with dignity.

It is also a pertinent question that whether any scripture directs to adore such dress or it is only "to present women (say Nuns) as inferior beings," such as those that encourage female genital mutilation, honor killings, and the prohibition of women traveling without their husbands."

When they are so respected then why dress code was forced upon them, like other things. Why there is no demand for revision of such strict dress code which ultimately gives feeling of .

If every individual is given full freedom to chose his/her style of living, why these nuns are not allowed to marry or have a 'live in relationship', when they are not married then what about fulfillment of their biological needs which is their basic right?

Whether Denial of such right amounts to serious violation of Human Rights of women?

Are Nuns are lesser human beings than any other christian women who can wear clothes or not to wear them ?

Submitting....

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