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FIFA takes first step towards lifting hijab ban for Muslim women soccer players

TweetFile this one as a win! Muslim female soccer players are celebrating a decision by the International Football Association Board to allow them to test specially designed head coverings for four months. Soccer’s international governing body, known as FIFA, has prohibited headscarves since 2007, citing safety concerns. The new headscarves will be fastened with Velcro [...]
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