A religious habit is a distinctive set of religious clothing worn by members of a religious order. Traditionally some plain garb recognizable as a religious habit has also been worn by those leading the religious eremitic and anchoritic life, although in their case without conformity to a particular uniform style.
A hijab is a religious veil worn by many Muslim women in the presence of any male outside of their immediate family, which usually covers the hair, head and chest. The term can refer to any hair, head, face, or body covering worn by Muslim women that conforms to Islamic standards of modesty.
Why hijab is banned?
In 2018, the government passed a law banning the wearing of full face-veils, called burqas or niqabs, for female public servants while at work. The Prime Minister at the time, Ahmed Ouyahia, pushed the ban because of his belief that women should be identifiable in the workspace.
In Christian monastic orders of the Catholic, Lutheran and Anglican Churches, the habit consists of a tunic covered by a scapular and cowl, with a hood for monks or friars and a veil for nuns; in apostolic orders it may be a distinctive form of cassock for men, or a distinctive habit and veil for women.
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What is a nun’s wimple?
A wimple is long piece of cloth that was worn around the head and around the neck, first by medieval women and later by nuns. … Married women no longer wore wimples after the fifteenth century, but they became an important part of a Catholic nun’s traditional clothing.