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European court rules employers can ban women from wearing Islamic headscarves and religious symbols

Category: Gender in the world 

2017-03-14

The European Court of Justice has ruled that companies can ban employees from wearing the Islamic headscarf, but only as part of prohibitions including other religious symbols

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Marine Le Pen abruptly cancels meeting with top Lebanese cleric over hijab

Category: Gender in the world 

2017-02-22

During a two-day visit to Lebanon, meant to strengthen her foreign policy credentials, far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen..

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Woman who got death threats for posting photo not wearing a hijab arrested in Saudi Arabia

Category: Gender in the world 

2016-12-13

A young woman in Saudi Arabia has been arrested in Riyadh, the nation’s capital, about two weeks after sharing a photo on social media showing herself not wearing a hijab

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French police make woman remove clothing on Nice beach following burkini ban

Category: It`s interesting to know 

2016-08-24

Authorities in 15 towns have banned burkinis, citing public concern following recent terrorist attacks in the country

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Incredible moment elated Syrian women rip off strict Islamic robes and headscarves after escaping religious persecution under ISIS

Category: Gender based violence 

2016-06-13

This is the incredible moment elated Syrian women tear off their black shapeless robes as they enter Kurdish-controlled territory after fleeing for their lives from the clutches of Islamic State

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New undercover police hit the streets of Tehran stoking fears of headscarf enforcement

Category: It`s interesting to know 

2016-04-28

The new division is made up of 7,000 men and women who, according to the city’s police chief Gen

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As Air France resumes service to Tehran, attendants protest mandatory headscarves

Category: It`s interesting to know 

2016-04-05

As Air France prepares to resume thrice-weekly service between Paris and Tehran, Air France’s female flight attendants are objecting to orders that they must wear headscarves...

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France’s women’s rights minister sparks furious backlash with doubly controversial remark

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2016-03-31

Laurence Rossignol appeared on a TV show to discuss the Islamic fashion market in France, which has been booming of late, when she made the explosive comment

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Meet Afghanistan's first female fixed-wing pilot

Category: Gender in the world 

2015-11-17

Many Afghans have heard of Niloofar. She has been on local television, and her pictures have been published on popular local news websites. On television, she comes across as cool

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The Syrian women fighting to save their city

Category: Gender in the world 

2015-11-16

A documentary maker from Aleppo has filmed the story of female activists facing the twin enemies of Assad and Isis

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