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Tag Archives: hijab

Omar, Tlaib 1st Muslim women in Congress

More diverse as elections break barriers of race and gender CHICAGO, Nov 7, (Agencies): A onetime Somali refugee and the daughter of Palestinian immigrants shared …

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Role distribution

THE recent campaign organized by the Ministry of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs prompted women to wear the ‘hijab’ (veil). It was countered by a fierce …

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Saudi women need not wear the abaya – Not must, declares cleric

DUBAI, Feb 10, (RTRS): Saudi women need not wear the abaya — the loose-fitting, full-length robes symbolic of religious faith — a senior member of …

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Scottish police ‘latest’ in Britain to allow hijab

LONDON, Aug 25, (AFP): Scotland’s police this week became the latest force in Britain to allow the hijab as an optional part of the uniform …

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EU top court split on headscarf bans – ‘Unlawful direct discrimination’

LUXEMBOURG, July 13, (AFP): The EU’s top court faced a dilemma Wednesday after a top legal officer said it was discriminatory for a firm to …

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Muslim women debate safety of hijab – ‘Your life is more important than your dress’

NEW YORK, Dec 11, (AP): On the night of the California shootings, Asifa Quraishi-Landes sat on her couch, her face in her hands, and thought …

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‘Felony child abuse’ in family hijab anger

 COLUMBIA, Missouri, Nov 30, (AP): A University of Missouri graduate teaching assistant is accused of grabbing a teenage family member by the hair and pulling …

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