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Women Who Cover

Scarves, veils, habits, caps, mantillas, wimples, abayas, burqas, hijab...

It is the men, not the women, who cover their faces in the Tuareg tradition.

Two nuns crossing 7th Avenue. Photo ©Liza Cowan

Nuns during a musical at the University of Notre Dame, South Bend, US – 1956 by Grey Villet (Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images)

Nuns from St. Elizabeth's Convent

nuns at altar from a 1944 Life feature on Carmelite nuns taking their vows