I was clearing out the bookshelf when i came across my old copy of this book. Im not sure how many of you have read this book but I just remembered how much i loved it.
Although the situation in Singapore is not too similar to the West in that women wearing hijab are a fairly common sight, I’m inclined to believe stereotypes still remains. Hijabi’s are still viewed as passive and subjugated by religion and other ‘forces’.
At the same time, nobody can deny that the landscape is fast changing, just check out all the intelligent, independent and strong women in the blogs 🙂