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22 Apr '16

Why are Muslim women banned from wearing hijab in certain countries?

Posted by Nosheen Z in banned hijab, muslim women

In many countries, hijab is a sensitive topic. However, almost all governments do not care about what their citizens wear as long as it is not immodest. Hijab, in certain cases, is only banned in schools because it is seen as a religious symbol. Governments merely adhere to the separation of church and state (for any religion). For example, in the United States, even praying (to the Christian God) in schools has been banned