Muslim Women in Europe – level 1

12-08-2019 07:00

Some Muslim women wear clothing which covers their bodies. There are different types of these clothing. One type is the burqa. It covers the whole body. Another type covers only the face.

The burqa and other clothing like it are banned in some countries. Women must not wear them in public buildings or on public transportation. In Western Europe, these countries are Denmark, France, Belgium, and Austria. In Eastern Europe, it is Bulgaria.

The Netherlands is the newest country to ban these clothing. When somebody sees someone in a burqa, he or she can call the police. The person in the burqa then must pay money to the police. However, some people say that they will not call the police when they see somebody in a burqa.

Difficult words: ban (make something illegal), public (for everybody), will (in the future).

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