Islam has greatly emphasized the concept of modesty in
the interaction between opposite genders. Quran and Hadith teach both the male
and female regarding modesty. Muslim men are commanded to lay down their
lustful gaze at women in order to prevent any temptation and same with the case
of women, they are commanded to wear hijab and not to show their adornment to
others except their hubbies.
Veiling or Hijab refers to covering the whole body,
particularly face of a woman. However, there are various forms of Hijab, the
most predominant form of hijab worn by Muslim women is a scarf that covers the
head and neck, but leaves the face clear, but according to the spirit of Islam
this type of hijab is not recommended as it doesn’t cover the face by which a
Muslim woman is prohibited to show, so the types which are recommended in Islam
is the full face and body covering hijab that covers not only the face but also
the whole body.
preserve the chastity of a woman being protected unnecessary attentions:
Allah preserves the chastity and purify the heart and
mind of a woman by Hijab as it is commanded by Allah and Allah knows the best.
Hijab identifies a Muslim woman with high moral standard and it reduces the
chances of being harassed. A woman in hijab feels herself more comfortable,
relaxed and protected and it is easy for her to communicate with others being
protected by the unnecessary attention from males while going to market or
other professional environment.
Covering the head, face and body doesn’t mean degradation
and oppression, but it is a commandment of Allah the most exalted, Hijab is the
sign of purity and dignity as it makes a woman modest, and sets her from the
immoral behavior associated with women. While wearing the hijab a woman is less
likely to be exposed of her beauty and adornment that leads a source of her
Social and technical
benefits of Hijab beyond the religious thoughts:
The hijab has benefited a Muslim woman by focusing people
to go just on the physical traits of a woman what most people think about a
woman rather it changes the mentality of men with intellectual traits of a
woman. Hijab cuts down the competition among women, the realistic standard of
beauty, the outer appearance of a woman.
Being less conscious of physical appearance and physique
while in Hijab, a woman feels more confident in personality because women are
naturally so worried about their physical appearance and feel so uncomfortable
in co-gathering having looked other women dressed up glorious adornment and
outer shining appearance that leads to lose the confidence and their
In the view of cosmetic and medical, Hijab protects the
face, skin and hairs by side effects of sun exposure, so there is no need to
spend extra money on skin care, sun blocks as hijab protects by all these
environmental side effects.
Wearing the hijab doesn’t have any demerits rather it has
a great advantages, those who wear hijab have more strength and confidence and
become less aware of their physical appearance which makes them happy and