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Don’t force the hijab on young girls, says Muslim women’s rights campaigner

Don’t force the hijab on young girls, says Muslim women’s rights campaigner

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Friday, 27 January, 2017
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Shaista Gohir of the Muslim Women's Network has criticised Muslim parents who make their young daughters wear hijabs. Her comments came after controversy over a Catholic faith school which said that a four-year old pupil could not wear a hijab to school because it breached the school's uniform policy. Under the policy hats, scarves and large headbands are clearly prohibited, along with certain hair styles.