In , Egyptian leader President Gamal Abdel Nasser was told by the leader of the Muslim Brotherhood that they wanted to enforce the wearing of the hijab, to which Nasser responded: Why don't you make her wear the headscarf? So you can't make one girl, your own daughter, wear it, and yet you want me to go and make ten million women wear it? The veil gradually disappeared in the following decades, so much so that by an article by the United Press UP stated that "the veil is unknown here. According to The New York Times , as of about 90 percent of Egyptian women currently wear a headscarf.
By Carol Kuruvilla The mayor of Wilmington, Delaware, has apologized to a local Islamic school after a group of Muslim children wearing shirts, shorts and hijabs were pressured to leave a public pool. The children are part of a summer Arabic enrichment program run by the Darul-Amaanah Academy, a local Islamic school. For the past four years, students in the program have visited the Foster Brown pool. Some also cover their hair with headscarves while swimming. But on June 25, the first day of camp this year, facility managers reportedly had a negative reaction to the clothes that the kids wore in the pool.
How the Supreme Court's hijab decision helps faith in the workplace
How the Supreme Court's hijab decision helps faith in the workplace Credit: She wears a hijab headscarf for religious reasons and wore it to her job interview. Abercrombie has a no-headwear policy for its employees for fashion reasons. Elauf was denied the position because of her hijab. She never told the company her headdress was for religious reasons, and had not asked them for an accommodation at the time of the interview.