Lawyers and critics now say that in light of coronavirus, legal arguments against the burqa ban are much weaker and that it’s time to put an end to the criminalisation of women who choose to cover their faces in public.
When Maryati Dimursi heard from friends working in hospitals that they don't have enough proper protective gear when dealing with suspected Covid-19 patients, she listened, and then she acted.
When the secular movement banned the public use of the hijab, life changed for Turkish women. This exhibition shows their perspective.
Tendayi Achiume, the UN Special Rapporteur on racism, highlights what she calls the "Dutch paradox" – which is that the Netherlands' perception of itself as tolerant stops it making any further improvements.
Forever 21 was founded in 1984 and, along with other so-called fast-fashion chains like H&M and Zara, rode a wave of popularity among young customers that took off in the mid-1990s.
Despite pashminas’ reputation for quality, low wages and counterfeit shawls are putting a centuries-old tradition at risk in Kashmir.
The neutrality law in eight German states indicates a structural bias against hijab-wearing women and the structural discrimination scuttles their efforts to find suitable jobs.
Italy's luxury fashion house will stop using animal fur in its products starting with its Spring-Summer 2020 collection for women.
When Halima Aden, a Somali-American, became the first model to appear on the cover of Sports Illustrated in 'Islamic' attire, the rare move was applauded as a progressive step towards the empowerment of Muslim women. But not everyone is convinced.
Muslims in Sri Lanka are concerned that the short-term ban on the face veil could lead to the further marginalisation of Muslims in society.
French sports brand Decathlon has decided not to sell its hijab sportswear in France. Why are the French so threatened a piece of clothing?
Haute couture designer Karl Lagerfeld has passed away. He was artistic director at Chanel.
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