• I’m tired of covering my body with black cloth – Woman tells court

    I’m tired of covering my body with black cloth – Woman tells court

    A woman in Ilorin told a court to dissolve her two year marriage because she refused to stay in purdah, the News Agency of Nigeria reports.

    The purdah practice requires married Muslim women to stay in separate rooms, behind a curtain or dress in all-enveloping clothes, in other to stay out of the sight of men or strangers.

    But Azanat Bashiru told the court that Mumin Bashiru, her husband of two years and father of their two children, did not tell her […]