With extremism creeping into the educational institutions of Afghanistan, some women are being targeted for wearing ‘provocative’ clothes.
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.
The army says Muslim women will be allowed to wear headscarves with their uniforms as part of an interim agreement while talks continue with the Muslim Judicial Council.
The government says the patka head covering worn by Sikh boys or the Jewish kippa would not be affected. It admits the law is likely to be challenged at the constitutional court level.
French sports brand Decathlon has decided not to sell its hijab sportswear in France. Why are the French so threatened a piece of clothing?
A Turkish-origin German woman working for drugstore chain Mueller returned to work after maternity leave wearing a headscarf but was told that doing so is against the company's policy.
Asmae Belfakir was told by a judge to take her headscarf off or leave the courtroom on Wednesday in Bologna.
FIBA says the new rule, that will allow players to wear headscarves, as well as turbans and yarmulkes, would minimise the risk of injury while ensuring uniforms are a consistent colour.
The ruling was the first by the European Court of Justice on an issue that includes Islamic headscarves in the workplace.
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