Rochdale community discuss wearing of the niqab

Two women in Blackburn both wearing a niqab
The niqab covers a Muslim woman's head and face apart from the eyes. Credit: PA

The wearing of a religious veil will be discussed at a conference in Rochdale. The niqab covers a Muslim woman's head and face apart from the eyes, but not the entire body. Members of the community will have the chance to speak to women who wear the niqab.

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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.