Tag: Nationalism

Female Soccer Players Voice Up Against Hijab Ban

Female Soccer Players Voice Up Against Hijab Ban

In April 2011, France imposed a hijab ban in public areas. Rage has sparked across the country as it was a sign of oppression and nationalism. Even France’s soccer federation doesn’t allow women to wear hijabs during their soccer tournaments. Diakité, a 23-year-old Muslim midfielder, is afraid that she would not be allowed to wear her hijab.

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