Burqa bans: As debate rages in Europe, survey shows how Muslim-majority countries feel about women’s clothing

As debate continues to rage about the burkini and proposed “burqa bans” in Europe, research has shown that several Muslim-majority countries prefer women to have their faces and hair uncovered. Despite restrictive laws governing how women must dress in public,

Burqa bans: As debate rages in Europe, survey shows how Muslim-majority countries feel about women’s clothing

As debate continues to rage about the burkini and proposed “burqa bans” in Europe, research has shown that several Muslim-majority countries prefer women to have their faces and hair uncovered. Despite restrictive laws governing how women must dress in public,

Muslim women may wear veil ‘to allow them to integrate more’

Young, highly educated Muslim women who live in modern, urban environments may be choosing to wear the veil because it enables them to mix with non-Muslim friends, work outside the home and interact with strangers, according to the first empirical

Muslim women may wear veil ‘to allow them to integrate more’

Young, highly educated Muslim women who live in modern, urban environments may be choosing to wear the veil because it enables them to mix with non-Muslim friends, work outside the home and interact with strangers, according to the first empirical

British public overwhelmingly support banning the Islamic burqa by two to one

The British public want to ban Muslim women from wearing the Islamic veil or burqa by an overwhelming margin of more than two-to-one, a poll has found. Research by YouGov found a huge proportion of the public had no qualms

British public overwhelmingly support banning the Islamic burqa by two to one

The British public want to ban Muslim women from wearing the Islamic veil or burqa by an overwhelming margin of more than two-to-one, a poll has found. Research by YouGov found a huge proportion of the public had no qualms

Swiss strongly favour burka ban

An overwhelming 71% of the Swiss population would support a nationwide ban on the wearing of veils or any kind of clothing that hides the face in public, according to a survey published on Sunday. The result is based on

Swiss strongly favour burka ban

An overwhelming 71% of the Swiss population would support a nationwide ban on the wearing of veils or any kind of clothing that hides the face in public, according to a survey published on Sunday. The result is based on

Vast majority of Germans in favour of burqa ban: poll

A survey found that the vast majority of respondents were in favour of Germany passing a ban on the full-body veil sometimes worn by Muslim women. The “Deutschland Trend” poll for broadcaster ARD surveyed more than 1,000 people between Tuesday

Vast majority of Germans in favour of burqa ban: poll

A survey found that the vast majority of respondents were in favour of Germany passing a ban on the full-body veil sometimes worn by Muslim women. The “Deutschland Trend” poll for broadcaster ARD surveyed more than 1,000 people between Tuesday

Majority in France against burqinis on beaches

The results come from a survey conducted by Ifop for French national Le Figaro, and show that “the beach isn’t seen as a ‘separate’ public space, but is considered equivalent to the street,” according to Jérôme Fourquet from the polling

Majority in France against burqinis on beaches

The results come from a survey conducted by Ifop for French national Le Figaro, and show that “the beach isn’t seen as a ‘separate’ public space, but is considered equivalent to the street,” according to Jérôme Fourquet from the polling

Majority of Germans against EU-Turkey refugee deal

Only 35 percent of Germans surveyed said they wanted the EU-Turkey deal to continue. Most Germans think the European Union should scrap a landmark migration deal with Turkey and scupper negotiations on its accession to the bloc, according to a

Majority of Germans against EU-Turkey refugee deal

Only 35 percent of Germans surveyed said they wanted the EU-Turkey deal to continue. Most Germans think the European Union should scrap a landmark migration deal with Turkey and scupper negotiations on its accession to the bloc, according to a