‘This doesn’t encourage integration, this encourages separateness’: Local council slammed for asking non-Muslim women to wear hijabs to raise awareness and combat Islamophobia
A local council has created controversy by asking non-Islamic women to wear hijabs in a ‘social experiment’ to increase awareness and education.
The City of Greater Dandenong Council in Victoria to wear the religious headdress for three hours today, as part of its plans to celebrate ‘National Youth Week.’
The event, which will also be filmed, has been designed to ‘provide awareness, insight and education’ for the community.
More… A CALL by a suburban council for non-Muslim women to wear hijabs around the streets has been slammed as promoting separateness.
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