Debate in Rochdale on wearing the niqab

A debate in Greater Manchester has been trying to dispel some of the myths about covering a muslim woman's head and face.

As part of a conference members of the public were given the chance to speak to women who wear the niqab.

Sarah Rogers reports.

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Rochdale niqab discussion

The wearing of a religious veil will be discussed at a conference in Rochdale. The niqab covers a Muslim woman's head and face. Members of the community will have the chance to speak to women who wear the niqab.