Rather than asking whether Islam is liberal C Level Executive List enough to be part of Europe, the more relevant question today seems to be whether Europe is liberal enough to accept its Muslim citizens—regardless of dress—into public life. Muslim C Level Executive List women wearing the hijab have a lot to say. But they are not heard. Europe and the hypocrisy of the hijab In mid-July, the Court of Justice of the European Union ruled that private employers in the European Union can prohibit their employees from wearing religious symbols, including the headscarf, to present an C Level Executive List image of " political, philosophical and religious neutrality " in the workplace. Workplace.
The verdict reaffirmed a 2017 CJEU C Level Executive List ruling and highlighted long-standing tensions in relation to multiculturalism in Europe. In particular, it raises the question of whether there is a place for visibly Muslim women in European public life. I have spent the C Level Executive List months interviewing Muslim women, many of the citizens and residents of European countries, about their representation in the media and the perception of belonging to their countries. While many reported similar experiences of being ostracized or harassed, European C Level Executive List women, particularly those who choose to wear the hijab (head covering), told me time and time again, "I feel like I don't exist."
The hijab is more than a religious symbol C Level Executive List for those who wear it. Muslim women cover their hair out of tradition, to maintain a connection to their cultural heritage, or for reasons of modesty. Several young European C Level Executive List women I spoke with explained that they wear the hijab despite protests from their immigrant families, who do not want them to face undue scrutiny or discrimination in employment. But his choice carries a high C Level Executive List personal cost.