Saudi religious scholar urges Eid honour for women
Need to show gratitude for sacrifices throughout Ramadan
Indeed a positive gesture from the scholar. But he should also have highlighted the fact that it is the cultural practices of Muslims which has turned the month of fasting to a month of feasting. This change in attitude is the root cause of the added pressure on mothers and sisters across kitchens.
Muhammad Iqbal, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
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