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French Senate agrees to ban veiled mothers from joining their kids...

  On the 15th of May, the French Senate examined a proposal for a new law – named the Blanquer law, in reference to the...

Denmark’s burqa ban is a repeat of so many before it....

The recent burqa ban introduced in Denmark is the latest manifestation of a recurring pattern of burqa bans in Europe. These bans tend to end up backfiring, so will Denmark’s end up doing the same?

Maryam Pougetoux: my veil is ‘absolutely not’ a political symbol

BuzzFeed news interviewed Sorbonne student Maryam Pougetoux following the national outcry surrounding her TV interview, in which she appeared in a hijab. Below is...

BBC Radio 4’s ‘Too Young to Veil?’ examines controversy around primary...

Shaimaa Khalil discusses the rising trend in the UK of primary school girls wearing the hijab, whether there is a need for concern about this, and who, if anyone, has the right to decide what young girls wear.