Campaigners condemn 'ludicrous' hijab questioning

Campaigners condemn 'ludicrous' hijab questioning
 

Muslim campaigners have condemned "discriminatory" plans for school inspectors to question girls who wear hijab in primary school.
Head of Ofsted Amanda Spielman said pupils would be asked why they wear the headscarf, which "could be interpreted as sexualisation of young girls".
But some have asked why the pupils and not the schools will be challenged.
Ofsted said the move was in line with its current practice of assessing whether a school promotes equality.
The hijab is traditionally worn as a sign of modesty once a girl reaches puberty.
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20 November 2017 in Regional, Views: 40
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