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France burqa ban


International Bikini Day 2019: How burkini continues to spark gender debates across world

July 05, 2019 11:37 am

Originally designed in 2004 by Aheda Zanetti, a Lebanese-born Australian fashion designer, a burkini is a play on two words — burqa, which is a body and head covering garment worn by Islamic women in public, and bikini.

A right to anonymity

August 01, 2014 7:59 am

France’s burqa ban stokes a debate on rights and duties in the modern state.

Women defy France ban on Islamic veil

April 12, 2011 2:48 am

France on Monday became the world’s first country to ban veils anywhere in public.

France bars women from wearing burqa in public places

April 11, 2011 8:21 am

Home to Europe's biggest Muslim population,France is first to ban full-face veils in public places.