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ISLAMIC GIRLS’ SCHOOL WITH FORCED HIJAB POLICY PLANS TO EXPAND

ISLAMIC GIRLS’ SCHOOL WITH FORCED HIJAB POLICY PLANS TO EXPAND

Country: 
United Kingdom (UK)
News Date: 
27/09/2019
Lancastrian
Summary: 

A Muslim girls' school which requires all its pupils to conform to a 'modesty code' and is allowed significant leeway to promote religion is planning to expand. The trust which runs Bolton Muslim Girls' School in Greater Manchester, where girls are required to wear headscarves, has proposed to take in an extra 150 children over five years. The school's most recent uniform policy says it "conforms to the Islamic tradition of modesty for young women". It offers two options, both of which include a navy blue headscarf. One of the options also includes a "navy blue jubba", which covers the whole body other than the face.