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Oct 20, 2018
Female worker at Pakistan software firm asked to shun hijab at workplace or resign; incident causes social media uproarShe was told that she could keep her job only if she took off her hijab by her line manager who said that wearing hijab would spoil the company's image as an "all-embracing" workplace.
Jun 15, 2018
No place for religious or cultural codes in sports, says Indian chess Grand Master Soumya Swaminathan on pulling out from Iran eventThis is not the first time that Soumya has played in Iran. She had also played in 2011 in Iran when she was 22 years old and had then worn a headscarf.
Jun 13, 2018
Indian-origin student racially abused for defending hijab-clad woman in Cambridge UK, told to 'go back home'The shocking media footage shows Advani being told to "pipe down", before going on to make the comment 'Brexit, go home'
Mar 23, 2018
Case registered against Jouhar Munavvir, teacher at Kerala's Farook Training College, for 'watermelon' remarksPolice have registered a case against Jouhar Munavvir, an assistant professor at Farook Training College in Kerala for allegedly making sexist and derogatory remarks against female students
Mar 20, 2018
Kerala teacher's sexist remark sparks 'watermelon' protest against moral policing at Farook CollegeGirl students of Farook College took out protests to the main gate of the institution under the banner of Students Federation of India (SFI) on Monday.
Feb 08, 2018
Protests against mandatory hijab in Iran reignite debate that has preoccupied Islamic nation since its foundingA spate of unprecedented protests against Iran's mandatory headscarves for women have been tiny in number, but have still reignited a debate.
Jul 16, 2017
Iran media mourns death of mathematician Maryam Mirzakhani, run front page pictures without hijabIn some cases newspapers even broke with tradition and portrayed Mirzakhani without her hair covered by a hijab.
Jun 11, 2017
Woman has hijab pulled off, in apparent hate crime in UKA woman in the UK was allegedly pushed to the ground and her hijab ripped off amid a spike in hate crime incidents following the two terror attacks by Islamists that claimed 30 lives in total.
Jun 04, 2017
Two Muslim students sent home by US school for wearing hijab without 'note from parents'Two Muslim students were allegedly sent home by a US school for wearing hijabs because they were not carrying a "note" from parents to prove that they had donned the headscarves for religious reasons
May 30, 2017
AIIMS entrance test dress code: Ban on hijab is unconstitutional, violates right to freedom of religionThe Kerala High Court’s decision on the hijab ban in AIIMS entrance test is a welcome interpretation of the right to freedom of religion in India.