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Tag: headscarf

Football-juggling teen a hit on social media

18-year-old Nisa says women in headscarves should be bold enough to take up any sport monopolised by men.

German teacher barred from wearing headscarf at work

The court in Germany cited a policy that prohibits civil servants from wearing religious clothing.

Man arrested for slapping worker over headscarf

Father tells police that his son has been mentally unsound since a car accident 15 years ago.

Woman in viral ‘slapping’ video lodges police report

The 24-year-old Indonesian factory worker says her assailant seemed of unsound mind and merely shoved her head back.

DAP: Cops must act over slapping incident in viral video

The video shows a man slapping a woman apparently because she was not wearing a headscarf.

Riot: 13 hotels found to have headscarf ban for frontline staff

He says Employment Act will be amended to address issue of workplace discrimination.

HR ministry: International hotels under probe over ‘tudung ban’

Labour Department deputy DG says 7 hotels in Putrajaya first on the line, with more hotels to be visited soon in Kedah, Penang, Kuala Lumpur and Selangor.

The other side of the tudung ban

While the hotel hijab ban has angered many, some government departments think nothing of making their Muslim women employees wear the tudung.

MPs slam Bung for nudity remark when defending women in hijab

PKR MP Nurul Izzah wants immediate gender-sensitive briefing for MPs.

‘No headscarf’ hotel policy smacks of Islamophobia, says Art Harun

Lawyer calls policy on frontline hotel staff not being able to wear the 'tudung' as 'discrimination based on religion and gender'.

Puteri Umno: Headscarf ban for hotel frontline jobs unfair

Its head, Mas Ermieyati Samsudin, says people have freedom to practise their religion, as enshrined in the constitution.

Malaysian introduces first headscarf vending machine

Roszie Amir says sales have been brisk from the first vending machine placed at The Mines Shopping Mall.

Banned for not wearing hijab, Iranian chess champion will play for...

Dorsa Derakhshani, 19, holds the titles of International Master and Woman Grandmaster with the World Chess Federation (FIDE).

Video of auxiliary cop yelling in mosque goes viral

Lawyer Siti Kasim slams the actions of the auxiliary policeman in trying to chase away family taking shelter from the rain inside mosque just because one of them was not wearing a headscarf.

Islam uplifts dignity of women, Jawi says in Friday sermon

Sermon notes that the arrival of Islam changed how women used to be looked down upon and considered as objects to satisfy lust and greed.

EU court advisor: Asking employee to remove headscarf is discrimination

While a company could impose a neutral dress code if it pursued a legitimate aim, Sharpston said it was hard to see how such a measure could be seen as proportionate in the present case.