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Updated : 2 years, 5 months ago IST
New Delhi [India], Oct 19 (ANI): Punjab Civil Secretariat in Pakistan's Lahore has denied entry to women without a headscarf or dupatta upon ministerial orders. The diktat was given by Primary and Secondary Healthcare Minister of Punjab, Dr Yasmin Rashid.
Updated : 2 years, 10 months ago IST
Pune (Maharashtra) [India], June 13 (ANI): Chess star Soumya Swaminathan has refused to be a part of the Asian Team Chess Championship, to be held in Hamadan, Iran, from July 26 to August 4, because of the compulsory-headscarf rule in the country which she said violated her personal right
Updated : 3 years, 2 months ago IST
Tehran [Iran], Feb 2 (ANI): Iran police on Friday arrested at least 29 women for participating in the ongoing protest against a law that makes wearing the hijab (headscarf) compulsory.
Updated : 3 years, 4 months ago IST
Kabul [Afghanistan], Dec 3 (ANI): Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani has extended his apology to the Afghan women in the backdrop of his controversial remarks regarding the head scarf.
Barabanki (Uttar Pradesh) [India], November 24 (ANI): A school in Uttar Pradesh’s Barabanki has barred Muslim students from wearing headscarves to class, citing that they don't go with the dress code of the school.
Updated : 3 years, 7 months ago IST
California [U.S.], AUgust 12 (ANI): A Muslim woman has been awarded $85,000 after an officer forcibly removed her hijab, or headscarf, when she was in police custody in Long Beach, California.
London [UK], July 18 (ANI): Marking 'World Emoji Day' celebrations, Apple on Monday launched a new series of emojis, panning across women with a headscarf, bearded men, and even one of a breastfeeding mother!
Jeddah [Saudi Arabia], May 1 (ANI): German Chancellor Angela Merkel snubbed (eschewed) the strict Saudi Arabia dress code as she arrived in the country without a without a headscarf for talks with the oil-rich kingdom's monarch King Salman.
London [U.K.], Mar. 15 (ANI): The European Union's highest court has allowed companies to ban staff from wearing Islamic headscarves at work, but only as part of a general policy barring all religious and political symbols.
Beirut [Lebanon], Feb. 22 (ANI): France's presidential hopeful Marine Le Pen canceled a meeting with Lebanon's Grand Mufti, the most prominent Sunni Muslim cleric in the country, on Tuesday after refusing to wear a headscarf.
Melbourne [Australia], Feb. 22 (ANI): Lindsay Lohan, who has always been vocal about her inclination towards Islam, recently claimed that she was 'racially profiled' for wearing a headscarf at London's Heathrow Airport.