Controversy Over Hijabs, Headscarves at South African Schools
The Western Cape Education Department has instructed the principal of a special needs school to allow a Muslim pupil to wear a hijab - this comes after the Gauteng Education Department announced that claims of Muslim girls needing permission to wear headscarves at another high school would be investigated.
South Africa: Principal Instructed to Allow Muslim Pupil to Wear Hijab
News24Wire, 6 June 2017
A Cape Town school principal has been instructed by the Western Cape education department to allow a Muslim pupil to wear her hijab after he initially wrote a letter to her mother… Read more »
News24Wire, 5 June 2017
Claims that Muslim girls need permission to wear headscarves at Northcliff High School are being investigated, the Gauteng education department said on Monday. Read more »