Tag: Hijab

Employers allowed to ban headscarf, says EU court

Companies in the European Union can ban “the visible wearing of any political, philosophical or religious sign” as it does “not constitute direct discrimination,” the European Union’s top law court ruled on Tuesday. The European Court of Justice (ECJ) said it does not constitute “direct discrimination” if a firm has[Read More…]

Nike unveils ‘Pro hijab’ for Muslim athletes

On International Women’s day, world’s largest sports brand Nike has unveiled a hijab designed for female Muslim athletes. The pull-on hijab is made of light, stretchy fabric that includes tiny holes for breathability and an elongated back so it will not come untucked, The Guardian reported. The hijab will come[Read More…]

When Iranian men wore hijab for their wives!

In a display of solitary with their wives, men in Iran are wearing hijabs across the country. Answering a campaign, ‘My Stealthy Freedom’ by Masih Alinejad, an Iranian activist and journalist living in New York the men are protesting against the ‘moral policing’ imposed in Iran since the Islamic Revolution in 1979.[Read More…]

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