Before the arrival of Islam there was no real concept of Hijab or veil for women and In the pre-Islamic days, women were treated with great indignity not just in the Middle East but all over the world women rights were non existent. There was no religion, which allowed them equality and furthermore women were not given any right in the inheritance of family wealth. In the Arab culture women were more treated as slaves an something look down upon and from authentic sources girl babies were buried alive. With the arrival of Islam it gave women rights which were unparalleled in the history of mankind. Women were given rights in inheritance and the right to divorce or separate from their husband. Further the concept of veil and hijab was introduced to give women dignity and not just some low cheap property of man to fulfil his desires.
Thus, Islam came as the benefactor and liberator of women. With the commandment of Hijab its also another add on to dignify the women and her position in Islam. The Qur'an and Islam respect women in all roles of their lives- as mother, sister, daughter and wife. I will close this article with a quote from a very famous hadith of Hazrat Muhammed (PBUH) said, ‘Paradise lies beneath the feet of the your mother.’
If you are someone new to the idea of wearing a hijab then this article is here to give you more confidence and a brief history of why women wear the hijab - if you are looking for a simple wear then we can offer the following beige abaya which will be ideal since all our range have a hijab with it