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Police Scotland make hijab part of official uniform

There are currently six female Muslim officers working for Police Scotland - but none of them wear the hijab either on duty or outside the force.

Air France crew can opt out of Iran flights over headscarf

Women employees of Air France will be allowed to opt out of working on the resumed flights to Iran so that they can avoid having to wear a headscarf, a company official said today.

Rights court upholds French headscarf ban in hospital job

Europe's top human rights court is upholding France's headscarf ban in the case of a Muslim social worker who lost her hospital job because she would not remove her scarf.

In first, headscarf-wearing woman named minister in Turkey

 For the first time in the history of Turkey, a Muslim but secular country, a woman who wears an Islamic headscarf has been named as a government minister.

AIPMT dress code: Minority organisation criticises SC decision

A minority organisation, which had moved the Supreme Court against CBSE's decision to ban wearing of headscarf and hijab while appearing for AIPMT examination, today criticised the apex court's order refusing to entertain the plea.

AIPMT 2015: CBSE bars Keralite nun from giving exam with veil, cross

A Keralite nun was on Saturday denied permission to take the the All India Pre Medical Entrance Test (AIPMT) here after she refused to remove her veil and Holy cross as required under the CBSE's new dress code.

AIPMT 2015 re-test: No hijab, full sleeve shirts allowed

AIPMT 2015 re-test: No hijab, full sleeve shirts allowed

The Central Board of Secondary Education on Saturday re-conducted the All India Pre-Medical/Pre-Dental Test - 2015 (AIPMT) for medical and dental courses.

SC refuses to allow headscarf inside AIPMT exam hall, says faith won't disappear if not worn

SC refuses to allow headscarf inside AIPMT exam hall, says faith won't disappear if not worn

The Supreme Court of India on Friday refused to entertain a plea of Islamic organisations which contended that Muslim girl students be allowed to wear headscarf during CBSE's All India Pre Medical Test (AIPMT) exam.

Turkey jails professor for `denying headscarved student entry`

A prominent Turkish professor on Thursday began a jail sentence after being convicted of preventing a female student wearing a Muslim headscarf from entering the university where he worked, his lawyer said.

Asian Games: Archers take aim at basketball's hijab ban

Asian Games: Archers take aim at basketball's hijab ban

Banned by basketball`s governing body and a source of controversy at the Asian Games, hijabs were worn freely at the archery tournament in Incheon on Friday as athletes struggled to comprehend how a headscarf could cause such an uproar.

Agreement reached over Saudi judoka hijab dispute

Judo officials had previously said they would not let Wojdan Ali Seraj Abdulrahim Shahrkhani compete in a headscarf.

UN urges FIFA to allow hijab headscarf

The United Nations has urged FIFA to allow Islamic women to wear a hijab headscarf while playing soccer.

FIFA to review hijab law for women players

FIFA is considering changing their laws to allow women to wear a hijab, or headscarf when they play in official matches.

US court to let woman sue over headscarf removal

The US Supreme Court will let a Muslim woman sue Southern California jailers for making her take off her head scarf.

US girl pulled from game for wearing headscarf

The 12-year-old Maheen Haq was in tears after she was called out.

Prosecutor`s headscarf warning angers Turkish govt

Turkey`s ruling party seeks to abolish ban on Islamic headscarf in varsities.

Female lawyers must wear headscarf: Gaza judge

Gaza`s top judge said on Sunday that
he has ordered female lawyers to wear Muslim head-scarves when
they appear in court.