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The 'burkini' stirs a swimming pool battle in small German town

Monday, June 13, 2016 - 05:50
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The burkini - covering a woman's entire body, except for the face, hands and feet - is becoming more popular.

Washington

THE idea behind a 'burkini' is simple. It's a women's garment made of swimsuit material covering the entire body, except for the face, hands and feet. By covering most of a woman's skin, it allows her to swim without worrying about the requirements in some Islamic cultures to