Saturday, 8 April 2017

Canada: The Niqab Enters the Nursery « Clarion Project

Oh dear....
Another mark, in my mind, against the photogenic phool M. Trudeau. 
"Inclusive" says the lady, about a niqab in the nursery. 
But the whole point about the niqab is that it's *not* inclusive. It says: "I want to be apart from you. I don't want you to know anything about me or be at all close to me". 
Asked afterward when the YMCA started hiring women in niqabs, senior vice-president for child and family development Linda Cottes said the "Y" has never excluded women wearing the niqab. Asked again when such hiring started, she said only, "We are inclusive."

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