Some of the standards include, no make up, no dressing in short skirts and they cannot use chemicals in their hair.
Many Rastafarian women cannot use any form of birth control, as it is not natural and also seen as a Euro-centric way to control the African population.
He returned to Jamaica in 1914 and shortly thereafter founded the Universal Negro Improvement Association (UNIA) and the African Communities League.
UNIA Garvey and the UNIA had the ability to inspire and mobilize the poorest sections of the black population, especially in the US and the Caribbean.
Three of the 6 foundations (see link) that were set forth by one of the founding fathers of Rastafari, Leonard Percival Howell (see link), are very Afro centric and racist.
However, two common principles shared by all Rastas include; the exalted status of Haile Selassie I and the rejection of white Eurocentric images of divinity.
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Abortion is also not an option for Rastafarian women as it is seen as murder as in many other world religions.
Women play a very secondary role in the sect and are to stand by their King.
Today white (Pink) Rastafarians are acceptable but called “African at heart”.