Ombudsman says banning the hijab at school is discrimination
Sabatová stands up for Somali and Afghan girls who were banned from wearing their headscarves at a medical school in Prague
Czech ombudsman Anna Sabatová has stood up for the Somali student of a secondary medical school in Prague who has been forbidden to wear a headscarf at school, server Lidovky.cz has reported, referring to the ombudsman office's internal document.
Muslim girls and women use the scarf, also called the hijab, to veil their hair and neck.
Sabatová says banning Muslims from wearing the hijab at school amounts to discrimination, the server writes.
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Related Topics: Government, Head Coverings / Dress, Medical, Multiculturalism, Schools (Non-Islamic)
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