Veils Uncovered (2001)

Genres - Culture & Society  |   Sub-Genres - Gender Issues, Marriage & Commitment, Sexuality, Sociology  |   Run Time - 26 min.  |   Countries - Canada   |  
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Synopsis

A look at contrasting sexual standards set for Islamic women in Damascus, who must wear veils in public but are often pressured to wear provocative lingerie at home in order to compete for their husbands' attention.

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competition, lingerie, marketplace, marriage, polygamy, provocative, sexuality, shopping, Syria, uneducated, veil [cloth], wife, women's-issues, working-class