Less than a month after voters in Switzerland supported a ban on burqa and the niqab, the French Senate on March 30th voted to ban the hijab (the headscarf that Muslim women wear) in public places for anyone under 18 years old.
“Prohibition in the public space of any conspicuous religious sign by minors and
"Prohibition in the public space of any conspicuous religious sign by minors and of any dress or clothing which would signify an interiorization of women over men."
Photo: Veiled Iranian woman attend a ceremony in support of the observance of a strict Islamic dress code for women, in Tehran, Iran, Thursday, July 11, 2019. Thousands of religious women attended a rally in support Islamic dress code for women, enforced after 1979 Islamic Revolution. In recent years many women wear hijab in a looser way that angered hard-liners. (AP Photo/Vahid Salemi)
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