Tag Archives: school uniforms

The case of forced hijab: how the political climate affects school uniform policy

The case of forced hijab: how the political climate affects school uniform policy

The public was excited again after the news about a public school teacher who allegedly forced Muslim students in Yogyakarta to wear the hijab without their will – even to the point of making the student depressed . Last week, Sri Sultan Hamengkubuwono X as the Governor of DIY disabled the principal and three teachers involved in the incident. Human Rights […] … learn more→

Uniform at school, the eternal debate?

Uniform at school, the eternal debate?

Under the hashtags #balancetonbahut and # 14septembre, middle school and high school girls have been claiming since the start of the school year the right to dress as they wish, pointing to the sexism of schools that are more strict with regard to the outfits worn by girls than by those of boys. Questioned on this subject […] … learn more→