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Stanford scholars report French headscarf ban adversely impacts Muslim girls

Aug 25 2020

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Faculty, In the News, Research

The French ban prohibiting Muslim girls from wearing headscarves in public schools has been shown by two Stanford political scientists--Vasiliki Fouka, assistant professor of political science in Stanford’s School of Humanities and Sciences, and Aala Abdelgadir, a doctoral candidate in political science--to have had a detrimental effect on both the girls’ ability to complete their secondary education and their trajectories in the labor market.