by Mariam Khan
The “It’s Not About the Burqa: Muslim Women on Faith, Feminism, Sexuality, and Race” is a great book for anyone who wants to learn about Muslim women. The author of this best-selling book is Mariam Khan. Her book engages all the reader from start to end of the line. In this enlightening book, Mariam tells seventeen Muslim women speaking openly about the hijab and wavering faith about love and divorce, queen identity and threats of a disapproving community and a racist country. It’s Not About the Burqa is an essential read book for anyone who is willing to learn what being a Muslim in the west is. Women veiling represents a woman’s submission to her connection with the faith and her creator.
After reading this book, the reader will learn not about just Burqa, they learn about faith, love, queer identity and feminism. Mariam reveals when people see the women in hijab or Burqa, they recognize she is a Muslim woman, because it’s a part of her identity, and men tend to keep their distance. To know about more of the Muslim women, then read “It’s Not About the Burqa”. All in all, It’s Not About the Burqa is a best-selling book that reveals about Islamic women.