Why are some Sikh women now wearing the turban?

Why are some Sikh women now wearing the turban?

Why are some Sikh women now wearing the turban? The turban is worn by millions of Sikhs – traditionally, mostly male ones. Now many Sikh women are donning it, too. Why? “Doing this has helped me stay grounded and focused on what my responsibilities are as a human being.” Devinder is in her early 40s. She’s a slender, tall British-Indian Sikh woman. She works as a teaching assistant at her local school in Ilford, north-east London. You can’t help but notice that she wears a turban, or what’s commonly known…

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Pope Francis: Native people have rights over their lands

Pope Francis: Native people have rights over their lands

Pope Francis: Native people have rights over their lands A woman wearing a traditional dress holds Pope Francis’ head on the occasion of his meeting with representatives of indigenous peoples attending a UN agricultural meeting in Rome, at the Vatican, Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2017. Francis has insisted that indigenous peoples must give prior consent for any economic activity on their ancestral lands — an indirect critique as the Donald Trump administration seeks to advance construction on a $3.8 billion oil pipeline over opposition from American Indians. Pool Photo via AP…

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