Excerpt:

Sweden needs to discuss whether to ban religious schools amid reports that some schools are segregating boys and girls, Minister for Upper Secondary School Aida Hadzialic has argued.

The minister is calling for multi-party talks in parliament to discuss how to "really guarantee that school classes are free from religious elements", she said in an interview with newspaper Aftonbladet.

"The schools law stipulates that school tuition must be secular, but we are receiving worrying signals that this is not the case, that girls and boys are being taught separately. We can't have it like that," said Hadzialic.


Read the complete original version of this item...