A Ahaggar Tuareg man with veil. (Photo/Tuareg/FB)

In This Part Of Africa, It Is The Men Who Wear Veils

THE world is used to women wearing veils, in some instances against their will.

However, among the Ahaggar Tuareg of Algeria, part of theBerber-speaking Tuaregs, its the men  who wear veils almost all the time. However, they can take their veils off when inside family camps or travelling.

Tin Hinan, ancient Tuareg Queen of the Haggar, with veiled guards. (Photo/Wikimedia).

 

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