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Leila Ahmed was the first professor of Women's Studies in Religion at Harvard University and is now the Victor S. Thomas Professor of Divinity at the university's Divinity School. She is the author of Women and Gender in Islam and A Border Passage: From Cairo to America — A Woman's Journey. She lives in Cambridge, MA._
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Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Hijab (Islamic clothing) -- Middle East.
Hijab (Islamic clothing) -- United States.
Veils -- Middle East.
Veils -- United States.
Muslim women -- Clothing -- Middle East.
Muslim women -- Clothing -- United States.