The Bulgarian parliament has approved a bill that would ban the wearing of garments concealing the face entirely or partially in public places.Jun 16, 2016, 15:50 PM IST
In the latest revelation by Iraqi forces, Islamic State fighters are dressing as women in order to escape from the battlefield.Mar 17, 2015, 23:28 PM IST
The women in Yemen have taken a key role in the uprising against President Ali Abdullah Saleh`s authoritarian rule.Oct 27, 2011, 12:10 PM IST
Penalties for those who refuse would include a year in prison.Aug 19, 2011, 11:39 AM IST
The burqas-on-buses debate erupted when two veiled Muslim women wern`t allowed to enter buses.Aug 07, 2011, 15:40 PM IST
The ban covers anything concealing faces, including crash helmets.Sep 25, 2010, 00:29 AM IST
France`s plan to do away with burqa-style veils is already reverberating far beyond its borders.Sep 05, 2010, 13:20 PM IST
Bangladesh on Wednesday issued a strict
directive asking authorities at schools and other seminaries
not to force girl students to wear veils or bar them from
participating in sports and cultural activities.
Sweden`s Education Minister
wants to make it easier for the heads of higher education
establishments to ban women wearing face-covering veils at
their schools, he said in comments broadcast on Wednesday.
Syria has forbidden the country`s
students and teachers from wearing the niqab, the full Islamic
veil that reveals only a woman`s eyes, taking aim at a garment
many see as political.