Women in public places usually wear abaya which is a long black cloth that covers the whole body except the face and the hands, in addition to the scarf that only covers the hair. He also lashed out at the Western World for, in his view, leading its own women astray. The use of the headscarf increased during the s. Later, during the economic crisis in the late 19th century under the Qajar dynasty , the poorest urban women could not afford headscarves. Many veiled women in Iran also find the compulsory imposition of the veil to be an insult. This use of the tudung was uncommon prior to the Iranian revolution ,  and the places that had women in tudung tended to be rural areas. Veils covering the face as well as the chador are rare. The exception is when visiting a mosque, where the tudung must be worn; this requirement also includes non-Muslims. Compounding the friction and often anger toward baju Arab Arab clothes , is the ongoing physical and emotional abuse of Indonesian women in Saudi Arabia , as guest workers , commonly maids or as Hajja pilgrims and Saudi Wahhabi intolerance for non-Saudi dress code has given rise to mass protests and fierce Indonesian debate up to the highest levels of government about boycotting Saudi Arabia — especially the profitable all Hajj pilgrimage — as many high-status women have been physically assaulted by Saudi morality police for non-conforming head-wear or even applying lip-balm — leading some to comment on the post- pan Arabist repressiveness of certain Arab nations due to excessively rigid, narrow and erroneous interpretation of Sharia law. The Gambia is an Islamic country but does not enforce the wearing of the hijab. According to The New York Times , as of about 90 percent of Egyptian women currently wear a headscarf. Covering the whole face was rare among the Iranians and was mostly restricted to local Arabs and local Afghans.