Topic: The Headscarf Controversy

Woman in burkini on the beach at Fort Mahon, France (photo: picture-alliance/Photopgr/Le Parisien/Arnaud Dumontier)

France and the burkini ban

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Lawmakers beware!

Presidential candidate Sarkozy favours nationwide burkini ban

A law student facing restrictions regarding the wearing of her hijab during a clerkship appeals to the Augsburg Administrative Court (photo: Karl-Josef Hildenbrand/dpa)

Germany's headscarf ruling

What an imposition!

British Pakistani actress, playwright and comedian Ambreen Razia (photo: Shaheen Razzaq)

″The Diary of a Hounslow Girl″

Bursting the bubble

sister-hood logo (source: Facebook)

Sister-hood: magazine for Muslim women highlights diversity

Muslim fashion show in Kuala Lumpur (photo: Getty Images/AFP/M. Vatsyayana)

Fashion for Muslim women

Modesty a la mode

Three young women wearing headscarves walk through the city centre of Munich (photo: dpa/picture-alliance)

Women and Islam

On Muslim women and the Islamic dress code

Teaching about Islam at a German primary school (photo: dpa/picture-alliance)

Islam and the West

What Islamisation?

"The Pipelighter" by Jean-Leon Gerome (source: Wikipedia)

The headscarf in the colonial period

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Remove your veils!

Fereshta Ludin, Berlin, 20 March 2015 (photo: picture-alliance/dpa/D. Gerlach)

Interview with Fereshta Ludin

"The decision for or against the headscarf is wholly a matter for the woman herself"

A female student wearing a headscarf (photo: picture-alliance/Joker)

The headscarf ruling from Germany's Consitutional Court

Heated debate on all sides

Khola Maryam Hubsch (photo: private)

The perception of Islam as the enemy

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When fear creeps in

Daughter and mother: Nadia and Rabia Bechari (photo: Canan Topcu)

Women's dress code in Islam

No compulsion to wear the headscarf

Emel Zeynelabidin (photo: picture-alliance/dpa)

Book review: Emel Zeynelabidin's "You grow up only in this life"

The headscarf is not a gauge of devoutness

Two Muslim students in headscarves in the audience at a public event at a university. Photo: dpa

France's burka ban

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Excluding the wrong people

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