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From TheJournal.ie Dublin City councillor issues complaint against Gemma O'Doherty over hijab comments Hate Speech

Dublin City councillor issues complaint against Gemma O'Doherty over hijab comments

A formal complaint was made to gardaí yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie Austria approves headscarf ban in primary schools Freedom Party

Austria approves headscarf ban in primary schools

The measure was proposed by the ruling right-wing government.

From TheJournal.ie Women defiant as Denmark's full-face veil ban comes into effect Burqa Ban

Women defiant as Denmark's full-face veil ban comes into effect

“When the mosque is one of the few places where we can (wear veils), then I think the law will mean that more people will go to the mosque.”

From TheJournal.ie Model quits L'Oreal ad campaign due to alleged 'anti-Israeli' tweets Amena Khan

Model quits L'Oreal ad campaign due to alleged 'anti-Israeli' tweets

Khan was to be the first woman in a hijab to front a mainstream shampoo campaign.

From TheJournal.ie 'All women live under the male gaze, but the European hijab ruling feels like the eye of Sauron' Opinion

'All women live under the male gaze, but the European hijab ruling feels like the eye of Sauron'

World Hijab Day allowed me to see the hijab for what it is – not a threat, not a tool of oppression – but a reflection of care for others and sense of belonging, writes Sinead Mercier.

From TheJournal.ie Dublin protest against EU ruling on hijabs in the workplace European Court Of Justice

Dublin protest against EU ruling on hijabs in the workplace

Irish Muslim women feel that the ruling will directly affect their ability to find employment.

From TheJournal.ie 'No woman should have to cover her head for fear of offending religious values' Opinion

'No woman should have to cover her head for fear of offending religious values'

Women have the right to dress exactly as they want. The right to cover is just as important as the right to uncover, writes Lorraine Courtney.

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí not reviewing uniform policy about hijabs Muslim Community

Gardaí not reviewing uniform policy about hijabs

Police forces in Scotland and Canada have announced they are allowing female members to wear the hijab.

From TheJournal.ie Channel 4 reporter says the Sun's hijab criticism "won't stop me from doing my job" Fatima Manji

Channel 4 reporter says the Sun's hijab criticism "won't stop me from doing my job"

The column was written by the former editor of the newspaper.

This woman uses her hijab to transform herself into Disney princesses

Her serious makeup skills don’t hurt, either.

From TheJournal.ie Iranian police seize 40k cars over women not covering hair with headscarf Hijab

Iranian police seize 40k cars over women not covering hair with headscarf

The measure is part of a wider traffic police crackdown that could also see male drivers targeted.

From The42 Iran women's football captain isn't at a major tournament - because her husband won't let her go Misogyny

Iran women's football captain isn't at a major tournament - because her husband won't let her go

Under Iranian law a man has the right to prevent his wife from leaving the country.

From TheJournal.ie Dutch government plans to ban the burqa (sort of) Netherlands

Dutch government plans to ban the burqa (sort of)

“It has nothing to do with religion,” says the Prime Minister.

From TheJournal.ie Abercrombie say they hire 'models' for their stores so Muslim hijabs are not allowed Model Employer

Abercrombie say they hire 'models' for their stores so Muslim hijabs are not allowed

Abercrombie argues they forbid their staff wearing “caps” of any sort.

From TheJournal.ie Iran rejects law enforcing the wearing of the hijab as unconstitutional Islamic Law

Iran rejects law enforcing the wearing of the hijab as unconstitutional

The law was a proposed reaction to more liberal dress styles adopted within the country.

From TheJournal.ie Irish 'Hijabi Monologues' to break down barriers and assumptions Sharing Stories

Irish 'Hijabi Monologues' to break down barriers and assumptions

The play, which explores the experiences of Muslim women in Ireland, will be staged in axis Ballymun in April.

From The42 Football chiefs lift ban on women wearing headscarves Change

Football chiefs lift ban on women wearing headscarves

It has been a topic of contention since 2007, when an 11-year-old girl was prevented from wearing a hijab for safety reasons.

From TheJournal.ie Column: Muslim women face all kinds of assumptions. Let’s look behind the headscarves Opinion

Column: Muslim women face all kinds of assumptions. Let’s look behind the headscarves

The one-dimensional view of Muslim women isn’t accurate. That’s why we need The Hijabi Monologues, writes Sahar Ullah.

From TheJournal.ie FIFA to discuss soccer ban on hijabs Soccer

FIFA to discuss soccer ban on hijabs

The vice-president of FIFA, Prince Ali, is to discuss the ban during a presentation on Saturday. He says the ban is prejudiced against women who wear the head scarf.