A chador is a scarf or cloth that women and girls wear to cover their hair.
Chador Term Timeline in The Breadwinner
The timeline below shows where the term Chador appears in The Breadwinner. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
...laugh. Suddenly, four Taliban soldiers burst in. Ali screams and Nooria covers herself with her chador—the Taliban sometimes steal young women. Frozen from fear, Parvana watches the soldiers grab Father. Mother... (full context)
...gives Parvana money and a scarf, and then sends her out. Parvana reaches for her chador, but Nooria reminds her she won’t need it. Suddenly terrified that someone will recognize her,... (full context)