In some parts of the Muslim world women are severely beaten, even killed, by their male overlords for daring to throw off that abominable tent-like garment, the burqa.
In northern lands women who wear it deprive themselves of sufficient sunshine, thereby subjecting their offspring to the risk of rickets.
Western women who have worn this cloth prison as an experiment have reported how stifling and uncomfortable it is.
In several Middle Eastern countries Muslim women, when given the chance, and when not subject to reprisals from Islamic misogynists, have been glad to dispense with it.
In Saudi Arabia and in Iran brave female activists have rid themselves of surplus coverings in public, to strike a blow for female human rights.
In Turkey, women who appreciate the freedoms initiated by Ataturk have joined mass demonstrations against imposition of a conservative dress code.
Yet the BBC, which knows these things well enough, has seen fit to make the following video:
No wonder that BBCThree, which made it, is copping flak on Twitter.
Yet there are always the Leftist apologists for Islamic values that reflect the mindset of the BBC itself.
What a weird lot of feminists these BBC types are.
As with the ABC here in Australia:
Patriarchy rules OK. Just as long as Islamic, not western, patriarchs are doing the ruling.