Hijab, niqab, burka - there are lots of different kinds of coverings worn by Muslim women all over the world. Some wear a headscarf to cover their head and hair, while others wear a burka or niqab, which also covers up their face. Headscarves are seen as a sign of modesty, and a symbol of religious faith. But how can you tell which one is which? Check out our guide to the various different types.
Like the abaya, the jilbāb is also often paired with a hijab and/or a niqab. However, in Indonesia, the term jilbab refers to a headscarf that covers the head, including hair and ears. Essentially, this usage of jilbab is similar to a hijab or kilmar.