Latest News on Hijab
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Mar 29, 2019
New Zealand’s hijab gesture is deeply flawedThe biggest flaw of New Zealand's Scarves in Solidarity movement is regarding women as active identity bearers of a community
Mar 12, 2019
American Olympic fencer Ibtihaj Muhammad, Nike criticize French officials for attitude towards sports hijabA spokeswoman for President Emmanuel Macron's centrist party, Aurore Berge, said the sports hijab goes against French values
Feb 09, 2019
On personal choices and Khatija’s Hijab: What empowers women is freedom to choose, and it should be theirs aloneOur choices are cherished because they are ours. Social endorsement for personal choices is not the basis for recognizing them. The Constitution of India guards personal liberty from censure.
Jan 13, 2019
Don't deny students, candidates right to wear hijab, carry kirpan: Delhi minorities body tells govt departmentsThe Delhi Minorities Commission has asked city government departments to allow minorities to wear dresses and carry articles as per their religious beliefs when appearing in recruitment and academic tests.
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.