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Iraq. Baghdad. Iraqi women league. Portrait of Um Likaas and her two daughters. Her husband was killed in 1994 by the regime of Saddam Hussein. Women wear the hijab on their head which covers the hair. The word hijab (or hidjab) refers to the veil covering the head traditionally worn by muslim women. Islamic headscarf. 20.02.04 © 2004 Didier Ruef .