Taslima is wasting no time. “What should women do?” she asks. “They should take off their burqas and burn them.”
That’s telling them!
So is her opening observation.
My mother used to wear a burqa with a net over her face. It reminded me of the meat safes in my grandmother’s house. Meat safe’s net was made of metal, my mother’s net was made of linen. But the objective was the same: keeping the meat safe.