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Veiling is practiced differently by Muslims around the globe. Veiling is never just a personal, private matter. Decisions to wear the veil are at times based on personal and spiritual reasons, but at other times, are determined by the specific political realities and legislations in the country one lives.

In this section, we discuss veiling in different regions of the world in order to be attuned to the political realities that determine if and how veiling is practiced.