Cairo U Bans Faculty From Wearing Face Veils in Class

October 5, 2015

Cairo University is banning faculty from wearing the niqab, a veil worn by some Muslim women that covers the face, in classrooms, Ahram Online reported. The university’s president said the decision was made to "ease communication with students," but others have criticized the ban as discriminatory.

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