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Hijab row hits Catholic school in India’s Kerala state

The controversy arose after the school management decided to ban the wearing of hijab in the campus

Mandatory wearing of hijab in Indonesian schools results in discrimination

An Education official admitted that some teachers have been imposing "discriminative acts”

Catholic school in India bans students wearing hijab in classrooms

The school said the ban was based on a government order and a court decision to ban hijab in all educational institutions in the state

Court decision to ban hijab in Indian schools met with mixed...

The court earlier ruled that the wearing of the hijab “does not form a part of essential religious practice in Islamic faith”

Court upholds school hijab ban in India’s south

Karnataka's high court ruled that the wearing of the hijab "does not form a part of essential religious practice in Islamic faith”

Activists, church leaders question ban on hijab in Catholic institutions

“For a piece of cloth are you trying to stop the education of girls?” said a priest, adding that it took years to get the children to school

Indian court bans all religious clothing amid dispute over hijabs

An Indian court has temporarily prohibited all forms of religious dress in schools while it considers a legal challenge to the hijab ban

School hijab row highlights India’s religious divide

What began as one school issuing an edict to protect secularism has now escalated into religiously driven protests and counter-protests

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