Like any piece of clothing, the hijab isn’t one size fits all.
Women around the world choose to wear — or not to wear — a headscarf or veil for many reasons.
A few studies have found that modest clothing is connected with a healthier body image. So Swami and one of his graduate students looked at whether the hijab protected women against the pressure to be thin.
"you say you’re lookin’ for someone to pick you up each time you fall. to gather flowers constantly and to come each time you call, and will love you for your life, and nothin’ more… but it ain’t me, babe."