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The Hearts of fellows An research of modern cultural evolution argues that the abandonment by means of males of the conventional male dedication to the "breadwinner ethic" has had the best impression on altering intercourse roles complete description
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As a social worker, Sahar wears a hijab and long gown when she sees elderly clients. She wants to clear up what she says is a common misperception. Muslim women wear a hijab because they want to, not because their husbands or fathers force them. “It makes me feel more at peace with God,” Sahar says. ” Sahar grew up in suburban Miami with blue jeans, Girl Scouts, and rock and roll. But she felt something was missing in her life. She found it on a tennis court in her freshman year at the University of Florida in Gainesville, surrounded by her Muslim friends.
She says she is free from most of the “beauty” pressure that so many other young American women face. ” Her ﬁancé—who is now her husband—is supportive and doesn’t want her to conform either. ’ ” Also a child of Syrian parents, he appreciates her as a strong woman who is passionate about politics and social justice. They met while working on political causes in college, but they didn’t date the American way. Instead, he went to her father and announced he would like to get to know Sireen better—for possible marriage.
Sireen feels blessed that she has managed to avoid such lethal attitudes. Indeed, in donning the hijab, Sireen has discovered that it protects her from obsessively worrying about her physical beauty. She says she is free from most of the “beauty” pressure that so many other young American women face. ” Her ﬁancé—who is now her husband—is supportive and doesn’t want her to conform either. ’ ” Also a child of Syrian parents, he appreciates her as a strong woman who is passionate about politics and social justice.
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