6 Criteria For The Hijab For Men & Women 1. Male The extent of covering obligatory on the male is to cover the body at least from the navel to the knees. 1. Women, the extent of covering obligatory is to cover the complete body except the face and the hands upto the wrist. All the remaining 5 criteria are the same for men and women. 2. The cloths worn should be loose and should not reveal the figure. 3. The clothes worn should not be transparent such that one can see through them. 4, The clothes worn should not be so glamorous as to attract the opposite sex. 5. The clothes worn should not resemble that of opposite sex. 6.The clothes worn should not resemble that of the unbelievers i.e. they should not wear clothes that are specifically identities or symbols of the unbeliever’s religions..