Home Women Women on September 9, 2022 Queen Elizabeth II was the head of state for 16 countries: the queen of the United Kingdom as well as the Commonwealth. As British monarch, she was also the head of the Anglican Church. She was born Princess Elizabeth Alexandra Mary Windsor on April 21, 1926, in London, the oldest daughter of King George VI and Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon. At the time, there was no way to know she would go on to become queen, as her uncle — the Prince of Wales and later King Edward VIII — and her father stood before her. However, she went on to become the longest-lived British monarch as of December 21, 2007, and the longest-reigning British monarch as of September 9, 2015, surpassing her great-great-grandmother Queen Victoria on both counts. Discipline and Dedication Elizabeth represented her father around the world due to his losing battle with cancer. He died on February 6, 1952, while she was in Kenya, and she … [Read more...] about Long Live The Queen: Queen Elizabeth II
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Home Women Women on September 21, 2022 Women throughout Iran have been posting videos of themselves on social media, cutting their hair and burning their hijabs in response to the death of a 22-year-old. Mahsa Amini , a 22-year-old woman, detained by Iranian police, died during detention. Protests broke out in Iran as a result of her death. Amini was detained on Tuesday after Iranian police found fault with her hijab. She was reportedly beaten by police. The Iranian police have denied the allegations and claim that she died of a heart attack. However, Amini's relative confirmed that she had no history of heart disease. What Happened To Mahsa Amini? Mahsa Amini was detained earlier this week by "morality police" officers after reportedly finding fault with her hijab or headscarf. Police have cited Amini as having suffered a heart attack. Still, pro-reform news websites have quoted her uncle as not having a history of … [Read more...] about Iranian Women Cut Hair, Burn Hijab To Protest Death Of Mahsa Amini In ‘Moral Police’ Custody
Home Women Women on March 8, 2022 Indian women have always been labelled as traditional. Covering heads, wearing bindis, laden with ornaments, traditional clothes and so many other things set Indian women apart from the rest. The practice of covering heads in India has been a matter of curiosity for most of us, including those who are new to our culture. Covering the head and sometimes even veiling the face is often seen as a mark of respect. In some cultures, married women are supposed to pull off a veil in front of elder male members of the family. In very traditional and rural areas, women use their sari to completely cover the face and neck, concealing their identity before males. Some women use the fabric to cover their whole face, chest, arms, and stomach. This type of veiling is still popular with Hindu brides and is observed on the wedding day. Many new brides use the ghungat until their father-in-law advises to unveil. … [Read more...] about Opinion: Why Do Indian Women Cover Their Head And Face?