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The brief bit on Islam[edit]

It mentions here that women in Islam are required to completely cover themselves due to purdah. I may be wrong, but isn't purdah an Indian custom? I agree there are some similarities in custom, but would purdah be the correct appelation? Also, while there are varying degrees to which women (and men) cover, or don't cover themselves in Islamic societies as far as I know the main stipulation based on religion was the Koranic injunction to dress modestly. The specifics as to what this (dressing modestly) means are spread across the multiple interpretations of Islamic law - not to mention those who attempt to go beyond the four (five w/shia) schools. While the article is good enough to mention that the hadith is the inspiration for much of the debate that followed, it would be more appropriate to note that there are many schools of thought regarding awrah. The sentence "For women, Islam requires them to observe purdah, covering their entire bodies, including the face (see burqa). A common misconception, however, is to cover everything but the hands and face," is incorrect in that it is reductionist and makes a POV judgment in regard to schools of thought that may differ from that which the editor had subscribed to. This is not to say the sentence is wholly wrong in that it may fit with a certain view, but it is only one among many. Perhaps, however, it might be wise to separate perceived religious injunctions from how people actually behave. After all, religious and cultural mores are very different between Saudi Arabia and Egypt, yet they are both generally considered Muslim countries. 18 February 2007 jankyalias

Considering the lack of response I am making a slight edit. jankyalias 21 February 2007

those photos[edit]

they should be censored or something, its bad for kids to see those or should we just put some warning?

Thanks for expressing your concerns, but Wikipedia is not censored. Please click the link and read for details. Sundayclose (talk) 14:18, 18 May 2015 (UTC)

Semi-protected edit request on 17 July 2015[edit]

Miketheliker100 (talk) 19:39, 17 July 2015 (UTC)\plz

Ermmm - what change are you requesting? --Roly (talk) 20:09, 17 July 2015 (UTC)
Red information icon with gradient background.svg Not done: as you have not requested a specific change in the form "Please replace XXX with YYY" or "Please add ZZZ between PPP and QQQ".
More importantly, you have not cited reliable sources to back up your request, without which no information should be added to, or changed in, any article. - Arjayay (talk) 21:09, 17 July 2015 (UTC)

Semi-protected edit request on 5 November 2015[edit]

I request that this be added on top of this section as it represents the subject well . Walimak (talk) 15:26, 5 November 2015 (UTC)

X mark.svg Not done The article has quite sufficient representation of various forms of nudity. Wikipedia is not a photo gallery. Sundayclose (talk) 17:13, 5 November 2015 (UTC)

lead image[edit]

whats the point of posting people wearing pants to illustrate an article about nudity?--Avril1975 (talk) 17:18, 9 November 2015 (UTC)

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